Both candidates for Texas Governor are busy today, exactly 20 weeks before the November 4 election.
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis abruptly replaced her campaign manager Wednesday.
Thousands of Republicans at their state convention in Fort Worth gave their nominee for Governor Greg Abbott a Texas-sized welcome.
With strong support from grassroots conservatives, State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston easily defeated incumbent David Dewhurst to become the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor.
While Tea Party candidates have not fared well against traditional Republicans in some states, they have apparently gained a foothold in Texas.
Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.
A CBS 11 News crew is following the David Dewhurst campaign. The current Lieutenant Governor will be watching the runoff election results from Houston. Earlier Tuesday Dewhurst told CBS 11 the he is cautiously optimistic.
After 17 terms in office, and running for his 18th, Republican Ralph Hall finds himself fighting for his political career.
On May 22, for the first time, the Dallas Independent School District will hear arguments for and against a home rule charter. The pros and cons will come from the two main groups who’ve formed on both sides of the issue.
As the last hours of early voting wound down Tuesday, Christina Hughes Babb echoed concern from fellow Lake Highlands residents. “It’s a low turnout altogether for the election,” she said.
Now that he’s 90 and the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House, the Texas Republican is facing his own political shootout. He’s facing his first primary runoff since being elected in 1980.
The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.