Texas 86th Legislative Session

Dennis Bonnen Secure Pledges to be Next Speaker of the House

State Representative Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, appears set to become the next speaker of the Texas House of Representatives after announcing support from 109 members and members-elect. At a press conference on November 12th, he thanked his colleagues for their support and turned his focus toward the upcoming session naming school finance as his top priority.…

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November Midterm Pre-Election Update

Fueled by the hotly contested race between Senator Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke, turnout for this year’s midterm election in Texas is set to dwarf that of 2014 presidential election. About 15.8 million Texans are registered to vote this year, a 12% increase since 2014’s midterm election. Certain counties, including Bexar, Dallas, Travis, Midland…

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Texas 2018 Elections

Republican Pete Flores Wins Uresti Senate Seat in Special Election Runoff

Yesterday, Republican Pete Flores defeated Democrat Pete Gallego in the final round of a special election for Texas’ Senate District 19. While typically a reliably Democratic district, the seat’s sudden vacancy and potential implications for the Texas Senate’s balance of power meant the race drew increased attention from both parties. Flores’s win marked the culmination…

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