Texas Voters Stick With Familiar Faces Over OutsidersTurnout in Texas far exceeded recent presidential primaries. Long lines forced precincts to remain open past when polls officially closed, and by early Wednesday, more than 2.6 million people had voted in the GOP primary.
Early Voting Begins Tuesday For March 1 Texas PrimaryEarly voting starts this week for the March 1 Texas primary election. Early voting begins Tuesday and runs through February 26
Texas Tea Party Flexes Political Muscle In State PrimaryAnalysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.
Friedman, Hogan Face Runoff For Ag Commissioner Jim Hogan and Kinky Friedman will face each other in a Democratic runoff for Texas agriculture commissioner. The two men received the most votes, but neither got more than 50 percent in the three-way race with Hugh Fitzsimmons.
County Websites Cause Some North Texas Voter FrustrationOn this primary Election Day some voter struggles began before individuals even arrived to cast their ballots. A number of people in Dallas and Denton County found themselves searching for their designated polling place, after struggling with election websites.
North Texas Ice Storm Creates Headaches For Elections JudgesThe latest ice storm may have cleared, but it sparked a little drama just in time for Tuesday's primary election.
Registration Deadline Monday For Texas PrimariesSecretary of State Nandita Berry says the deadline is Monday to register for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries.
Craig James Endorses Dewhurst After Primary DefeatEx-NFL running back and ESPN announcer Craig James has endorsed former opponent David Dewhurst for the Republican nomination for a vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Candidates Reach Deadline For May 29 PrimaryPolitical candidates are filing their last minute paperwork to take part in the May 29 primary.
Republican: Texas Could Have 2 Primary VotesFollowing arguments over redistricting before the U.S. Supreme Court, the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas says the state might be forced to hold two primary elections.
Dallas County Redistricting Plan Approved By Commissioner's CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court may have put state redistricting plans on hold, but Dallas County residents are a big step closer to being able to vote in a primary election in 2012, at least for county offices such as commissioner or Justice of the Peace.
Dallas County Commissioner's Court Swings To DemocratsElba Garcia defeated longtime Dallas County Commissioner Ken Mayfield in Tuesday’s election. Mayfield’s seat was pivotal to establish Republican control over the Commissioner’s Court. But with the additions of Democrats Garcia and Clay Jenkins, the politics of the court may change.