Elections 2018


Pete Gallego and Texas Democrats Once Again Snatch Defeat from Jaws of Victory

by | Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 14:09 CST
In what should have been an easy win in San Antonio, Democrats managed to lose a seat they’ve held for 139 years.

At Least 17 Democratic Socialists Seek Office in Texas

"It's about showing we have a vision of a better future in a time when there’s an overwhelming sense of despondency," said a Harris County judicial candidate and DSA member.

The revolution will be down-ballot. Or such is the implicit promise of Franklin Bynum’s campaign for Harris County misdemeanor court judge. A 35-year-old ...Read More


Greg Abbott Declares War on Moderate Republicans

The Texas governor endorsed a primary opponent of Representative Sarah Davis, who is probably the GOP’s best chance to retain the district in upscale west Houston.

In the latest episode of Texas Politics, God’s dumbest reality show, Governor Greg Abbott celebrated the beginning of Republican primary season by going to wa...Read More