When Congressman Filemon Vela decamped for K Street, he created a predictable opportunity for a Republican upset in the Valley.
Despite its vital role regulating oil and gas companies, the Railroad Commission has long operated in the shadows. Thanks to a provocative TikTok, and the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri, the agency is having its moment.
Redistricting, retirements, and a resurgent GOP make 2022 a year of political possibilities in a Democratic border stronghold.
The longtime state representative and congressional candidate parrots conservative talking points in wedge-issue mailer.
The latest campaign filings show that the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful can still raise lots of money. But the powerful incumbent with a massive political war chest remains on another level.
The primary rematch for Congressional District 28 is a litmus test for Democrats in South Texas.
In a hotly contested special election contest, Republicans trump Democrats on their home turf—securing a seat in a predominantly Hispanic state House district that could be hard to wrest back in 2022.
In the growing suburb, a years-old debate about zoning policy has led to increasingly polarized rhetoric in typically nonpartisan races.
Even in Democratic strongholds, some voters in the state’s vast shale plays were afraid of Joe Biden’s energy platform.
Democrats have long taken Latino voters for granted, while Republicans have worked to fill that organizing void.