Tensions are mounting as big oil and gas companies and anti-fracking activists try to sway voters ahead of a Tuesday referendum that would make Denton the first Texas city to ban the drilling practice.
Bobby Jones and his family have owned 82 acres in Denton for decades. Now, he worries if voters approve a ban on fracking in the city, the mineral rights they lease will dry up.
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has one week left to convince voters to keep him on the job another four years. Dewhurst is in a run-off with State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston — who beat him 41-percent to 28-percent in March.
The latest ice storm may have cleared, but it sparked a little drama just in time for Tuesday’s primary election.
What’s in a name? If you’re registered to vote in Texas, there may be a problem in the details. Some North Texans were surprised when they received letters outlining problems with their names.
Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.
Campaign volunteers were busy Monday night making phone calls and putting out yard signs.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.
Early voting has begun for May 14 local elections across Texas.
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows the Governor’s numbers climbing fast.
A new Texas Lyceum poll shows Governor Perry in the lead with Bill White staying close.