The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.
Stand with Wendy? Sure. But running with Wendy Davis in 2014 is less enticing for big-name Texas Democrats. Davis will launch her campaign for Texas governor next week riding a wave of national celebrity and fundraising power.
Three members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
There’s some worry that North Texas voters are being misled about their ability to vote in the May primaries. The scare comes because of an e-mail currently being circulated.
The Texas political primaries will be on May 29, a panel of federal judges ordered this afternoon, and candidates can file for those elections starting tomorrow and ending on Friday, March 9.