The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a primary runoff. Little-known Republican primary challenger John Ratcliffe defeated Rep. Ralph Hall in the first runoff he’d ever faced.
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.
Dan Patrick saluted the Tea Party during his victory speech as he unseated longtime Republican incumbent Lt. Governor David Dewhurst.
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.
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.
Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state’s most powerful offices.
Tea Party darling Ted Cruz is making national headlines, one day after he defeated Lt. Governor David Dewhurst for the GOP Senate nomination.
Both contenders in the runoff election for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate Seat try to rally support during the Texas Republican convention in Fort Worth.
People are beginning to choose sides in the runoff for Dallas Mayor.