Abbott has scheduled a Sept. 18 special election runoff for SD 19, lawyers revealed Monday as they argued over one candidate’s eligibility.
Complicating the dynamic between Gallego and Gutierrez is a growing Republican effort to unify behind a single candidate.
Texas Democrats held their convention this weekend in Fort Worth, putting on a largely united front and focusing on the family separation crisis at the border.
The family separations crisis quickly emerged as the top issue at the state Democratic biennial convention in Fort Worth.
Uresti, a San Antonio Democrat, announced his resignation Monday, four months after he was found guilty of 11 felonies.
After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.
There’s undeniable uncertainty heading into Tuesday’s runoffs about how the contests to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith will shake out.
Nearly all six of the Republican congressional runoffs in Texas have turned into a pitched battle over who supports the president more.
The two Democratic candidates for governor sounded out their differences Friday evening in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 runoff.
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, endorsed Steve Allison on Thursday to replace Straus in House District 121. Straus is not seeking re-election after representing the district since 2005.