In a two-ray runoff for a safe Democratic seat in San Antonio, liberal favorite Trey Martinez Fischer lost to centrist José Menéndez. Why?
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Can Democrats turn the cities into a launchpad for their statewide aspirations?
Voters dealt a devastating blow to Texas Democrats’ hopes of having anything to show for what seemed, for a brief moment, like a turn of fortunes.
Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, is campaigning like hell—how far will it get her? Chris Hooks got on the campaign bus for a few days to find out.
In Edinburg on Thursday, Leticia Van de Putte had pointed language for Dan Patrick as she urged students to vote.
Some of the last campaign finance reports before the election are out. Abbott and Patrick maintain significant leads. In SD 10, there’s a wildcard.
Dr. Marsha Griffin gives firsthand accounts of the harsh circumstances faced by mothers and children desperately crossing the border into Texas.
The Observer covers the first—and only—lt. governor’s debate between state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio), and state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston).
Dan Patrick and Ken Paxton are perfecting the art of campaign by not campaigning. And it will probably work.
At this weekend’s Texas Tribune Festival, the fog over the state’s public discourse lifted—for a bit.