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.
Oil and gas technology executive Ryan Sitton and former state Rep. Wayne Christian are headed to a GOP runoff for an open seat on the Texas Railroad Commission.
Yet another Bush is rising among the ranks in Texas politics.
Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that’s made national headlines.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he raised more than $3.1 million last month in his run for Texas governor.
Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.
Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Attorney General Greg Abbott has agreed not to challenge him in the 2014 Republican primary if Perry chooses to seek re-election.
Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.
Political candidates are filing their last minute paperwork to take part in the May 29 primary.
CBS 11 Political Reporter Jack Fink looks at the final push for votes in the Florida primary, more political endorsements and who is really leading the GOP pack.
After a day of intense but informal negotiations, the Texas Republican and Democratic parties have reached a tentative deal that would move the state’s primary elections from March 6 to April 3.