Former State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer is being endorsed by 17 sitting lawmakers in his campaign to return to the Texas House.
Former State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer is running for his old Texas House seat, setting up a primary battle with fellow San Antonio Democrat Diana Arévalo.
For our second episode of The 210 Podcast, host Mari Aguirre-Rodriguez interviewed two candidates who are quite familiar with each other , state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer and state Sen. José Menéndez.
Three candidates who have never held public office are vying to succeed state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, who is leaving his Texas House District 116 seat after eight terms to challenge state Sen. José Menéndez in the March 1 Democratic primary. The district has not seen a truly competitive race since Martinez Fischer first won election in 2000.
José Menéndez tallied an 18-point win over state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer in a February runoff election to succeed Leticia Van de Putte as the state senator for District 26.
Texas seems to be going back in time to its frontier days with the open carry and campus laws that will allow licensed individuals to carry concealed handguns on college campuses, and in visible belt or shoulder holsters in the public at large.
Democrat José Menéndez officially became San Antonio’s new state senator on Wednesday after a swearing-in ceremony conducted by U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia.
In a dramatic turn of the political tables in the state Senate District 26 race, voters delivered a stunning 59-41% victory for José Menéndez over first round frontrunner Trey Martinez Fischer, with all precincts reporting.
If three days of early voting are any indication, the tense runoff fight for the state Senate 26 seat between Trey Martinez Fischer and José Menéndez is attracting more voters than cast ballots in the first round election on Jan.
There was something reassuring about seeing Stella Saunders, Elva Berlanga and Rita Russell as I walked into the early voting site at Lion’s Field at 2809 Broadway Monday afternoon.