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John Carona shaking hands after Texas primary election. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Tea Party Flexes Political Muscle In State Primary

Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

Kinky Friedman (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

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.

03/04/2014

Dallas Co. elections site

County Websites Cause Some North Texas Voter Frustration

On 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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2014

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North Texas Ice Storm Creates Headaches For Elections Judges

The latest ice storm may have cleared, but it sparked a little drama just in time for Tuesday’s primary election.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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Registration Deadline Monday For Texas Primaries

Secretary of State Nandita Berry says the deadline is Monday to register for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries.

02/03/2014

Craig James.  (Photo credit Texans For A Better America)

Craig James Endorses Dewhurst After Primary Defeat

Ex-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.

05/31/2012

A pollster loads paper in a registration machine. (credit: Getty Images/Ben Sklar)

Candidates Reach Deadline For May 29 Primary

Political candidates are filing their last minute paperwork to take part in the May 29 primary.

03/09/2012

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Republican: Texas Could Have 2 Primary Votes

Following 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.

01/10/2012

Dallas Lake Highlands Redistricting

Dallas County Redistricting Plan Approved By Commissioner’s Court

The 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.

12/12/2011

Dallas County Commissioner’s Court Swings To Democrats

Elba 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.

CBS 11–11/03/2010