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With one congressional resignation in the bag and a couple more pending — maybe — in the Texas Senate, special elections have become a spring parlor ... The idea is that Garcia's election to Congress is all but certain and that her timely resignation would position Democrats in the Texas Senate at full ...
That's OK, because you can still register by Monday to vote in the May runoff election. ... Texas election identification certificate issued by DPS ... and races? A section of The Dallas Morning News website is devoted to the 2018 elections, including news stories and the editorial board's recommendations.

The race's dynamics still appear to favor Cruz. President Donald Trump won Texas by 9 percentage points in 2016, though Democrat Hillary Clinton outperformed President Barack Obama's 2012 showing in the state. Both Sen. John Cornyn, R-Tex., and Cruz breezed in their most recent elections in 2014 ...
Election of Latinas in Texas Congress long overdue ... Historically, there has always been a shortage of Latinas in public office in the United States and Texas is no different. In fact ... Not just the congressional and senatorial elections, but also the local elections where the lack of representation also exist.
Political newcomer Dan Cogan, a fifth-grade teacher in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford school district, is challenging Dave Gebhart, a software developer who is running for his second term in Place 2. Council terms are three years. Early voting begins April 23 for the May 5 election. Cogan, 30, said as a millennial ...
Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott visited the El Paso County Republican Party on Tuesday to thank and encourage supporters of the governor's bid for re-election. Abbott spoke briefly to about 60 members of the local GOP at an invitation-only gathering at the party offices on the West Side. Cecilia Abbott ...

Texas Law School alumnae Chris Perri and Julie Oliver returned to UT Saturday to earn student votes ahead of a runoff election that will determine which one of them will be the Democratic nominee for Congressional District 25 in the midterm elections. Perri and Oliver participated in a forum jointly hosted ...
"Ms. Mason was never asked if she was a convicted felon by the election judge nor did she indicate that she was a convicted felon," her attorney said. "Ms. Mason voted in good faith that she could legally vote because she was never notified by any government agency that it was against the law to vote.".
Do many people vote in primary runoff elections? ... The seven state-approved photo IDs: Texas driver's license, Texas Election Identification Certificate, Texas personal identification card, Texas license to carry a concealed ... Local voters may call the Tarrant County Elections Office at 817-831-8683.
The parties and the state must be as vigilant as ever in weeding out foreign influence in Texas elections. "This latest intrusion is modest but suggests a new nefarious strategy to influence elections." This comes after Dallas County election officials said last year that Russian hackers unsuccessfully tried to ...

He recently had a commercial that featured a doorbell ringing over and over — until he got complaints from constituents that the sound was impacting their pets. "We started getting calls and emails from people who said their dogs were going crazy and were running to the door," said Geren, R-Fort Worth, ...
Jeffrey Payne says he learned two great life lessons from the women who raised him in a Louisiana orphanage. No. 1, from Ms. Lonnie: Bacon grease makes everything taste good. No. 2, from Ms. Peggy: It's not what you get out of life, it's what you give back." "I didn't have the luxury of a silver spoon life," ...
There were signs before 2018 that these three districts could be shifting blue — namely, the fact that Hillary Clinton carried all three by a couple of points in the 2016 election. There's a popular Democratic Congress member, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, challenging (and out-fundraising) Sen. Ted Cruz in the race ...
The two face off in the Republican primary Tuesday to determine who will represent the district, which stretches from Fort Worth to Pelican Bay and from River Crest to Azle. The winner faces Democrat Michael Stackhouse in the November general election. At stake is a two-year term that pays $7,200 a year.
Early vote totals for Texas's midterm election primaries are looking good for Democrats, who are showing extremely high levels of enthusiasm. Democratic turnout has ... More participation in primary elections doesn't necessarily correlate with higher voter turnout in general elections. Republicans could ...
COM) – A new CBS 11 / Dixie Strategies poll shows Democrats have not coalesced around any single candidate when it comes to their choice for Texas Governor in the primary election and 54% are still undecided just days prior to Election Day, March 6. While Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) and Texas ...
Kopser's talk of tribalism was a bipartisan-flavored message that drew knowing nods from the small coffee group that let him join its table Saturday morning — and it is one that could theoretically prove fruitful in a general election. But first Kopser has to win the Tuesday primary, and for Texas Democrats, the ...
“It is hugely imperative that intelligence be shared with state elections officials immediately in order to protect our election infrastructure and the integrity of election results.” Texas secretary of state spokesman Sam Taylor said that none of the state's voting systems are connected to the internet — the ...
"There is a major enthusiasm gap between the parties in this election," said Brandon Rottinghaus, a political science professor at the University of Houston. He noted "an old saying in Texas that Democrats have to be dragged to the polls in midterm elections while Republicans drive by every Tuesday" isn't ...
Starting this month, ScienceInsider will be following the 2018 U.S. elections, which have attracted unusual interest from the scientific community. Dozens of candidates with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math are seeking election to Congress, and hundreds more are running for ...


 

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