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Texas Election

Dem Wins Runoff To Challenge John Cornyn

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Dallas-based dentist David Alameel has won the Democratic primary for Texas' Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. Alameel and rival Kesha Rog...

Controversial Democrat Loses Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Kesha Rogers, a follower of the controversial Lyndon LaRouche movement, has lost the Democratic primary runoff in Texas' Senate race, the Associated P...

Alameel Wins Texas Senate Runoff

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

David Alameel has won the Democratic primary runoff in Texas' Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Alameel, a Dallas-based dentist, defeated ...

Dewhurst Loses Runoff In Texas Lieutenant Governor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst lost Tuesday's runoff primary to state Sen. Dan Patrick, the Associated Press reports. Tuesday's election ...

Patrick Wins Runoff For GOP Lieutenant Governor Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Dan Patrick has won the Republican runoff primary for Texas lieutenant governor, the Associated Press reports. The tea party-backed Patr...

Dan Patrick Wins Texas Runoff Election

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst (R) has lost his runoff primary, the Associated Press reports. Dewhurst, who has held the post since 2003,...

Runoff Could Be End Of The Road For Key Texas Republican

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas since 2002, but he could be ousted Tuesda...

Oldest-Ever Congressman Facing Tough Test

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A 91-year-old Texas congressman who first won his seat when Jimmy Carter was president faced the toughest test of his political ...

Former GOP Donor Leads Dems Seeking Senate Seat

AP | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dallas dental mogul and former major GOP donor David Alameel remains atop the field seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. ...

Democratic Candidates To Face Runoff

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dallas dental mogul David Alameel and frequent candidate Kesha Rogers have advanced to a runoff to d...

Davis, Abbott Among Winners In Texas Primary

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans picked the state's attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democrat...

Stockman Loses GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) has lost his longshot primary challenge to Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the Associated Press reports. Stockman first a...

Cornyn Fends Off Tea Party Challengers

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

John Cornyn has won the Republican primary for Texas' Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. Cornyn, who has held the seat since 2002, fended o...

Texas Attorney General Wins GOP Gubernatorial Nomination

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott won Tuesday's primary for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in the Lone Star State, the Associated Press reports. ...

Wendy Davis Is Officially The Democratic Nominee For Texas Gov

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is officially the Democratic nominee for governor, the Associated Press reports. Davis, the clear frontrunner througho...

Voters Head To Polls In Texas

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 (Reuters) - Texans went to the polls on Tuesday in primary elections where the top candidates...

A Cold Day in Texas

James Moore | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
James Moore

Regardless of the outcome of that case, Abbott ought to be harmed by his association with Nugent and the hypocrisy displayed by letting the rock 'n' roll embarrassment speak for his campaign.

Eyes On GOP As State Holds Nation's First Primary

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is holding the nation's first primary election Tuesday with a political free-for-all in Republican races that could push ...

White, Anti-Gay Republican Denies Race Deception

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Republican Dave Wilson, a white anti-gay activist who won a local election in an overwhelmingly Democratic and black district in Houston last week, de...

White Anti-Gay Activist Wins Election After Pretending To Be Black

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

A white anti-gay activist won a local election after leading voters to believe he is African American. Dave Wilson, who unsuccessfully ran for Hou...

Democrat Projected To Lose Texas Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democratic candidate Paul Sadler was projected to lose his Texas Senate race by the Associated Press on Tuesday night. Sadler faced long odds in th...

Ted Cruz Projected Winner Of Texas Senate Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republican Ted Cruz was projected winner of the Texas Senate election by the Associated Press on Tuesday night. Cruz's projected win will allow Rep...

Texas Election Results 2012 MAP: Presidential, Senate And House Winners (REAL-TIME DATA)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Below you can find the Texas election results for the 2012 presidential election and the state's House and Senate races. Texas, which has voted Rep...

Romney Poised To Defeat Obama In Texas Elections

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney looks set to win 38 electoral votes over Barack Obama in the Texas election on Tuesday. Republican Ted Cruz is likely to win the U.S. Sena...

DeMint Called Out By Rick Perry

Patch.com | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

When Rick Perry was running for president he made nice with South Carolina's junior Senator Jim DeMint, even if he was not able to attend Demint's Lab...