In today’s episode of Just This, Rick and I discuss several high-profile runoff election races this week that most impact San Antonio.
A low-key, low-turnout primary runoff election Tuesday set the slates for November’s general elections – starting with the Democratic nominee for governor.
Outpolling her Democratic rival by 66 to 34 percent, U.S. Air Force veteran Gina Ortiz Jones accepted Rick Treviño’s concession in the party’s runoff for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District.
The results came as Bexar County residents went to the polls to decide runoffs for local, state, and federal races.
After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.
Monday marks the start of a five-day period of early voting for the May 22 primary runoffs, including statewide and local races.
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.