Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.
UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.
It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.
Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.
It had been almost 30 years since James Williams and Raymond Jackson appeared before a judge in a Dallas County courtroom. On Monday, however, they were exonerated.