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Sid Miller’s Bruising Republican Primary

Sid Miller’s Bruising Republican Primary

Sid Miller is facing some harsh accusations in his bid to remain Texas Agriculture Commissioner. And his antagonist is a fellow Republican. Miller, who has had a controversial tenure as agriculture commissioner, is being challenged in the Republican primary by State...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces re-election bid

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces re-election bid

On Saturday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced his bid for re-election at the Hispanic Leadership Summit in McAllen, Texas.  As much as Republicans denounce identity politics, Abbott didn’t hesitate to open his speech weirdly thanking his wife for being...

Texas Organizing Project endorses Merritt for Texas AG

Texas Organizing Project endorses Merritt for Texas AG

The Texas Organizing Project, a progressive non-profit organization and political action committee of Black and Latino community organizers, announced their endorsement of Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt for Texas Attorney General.  TOP is one of the largest...

James Burnett on his run for state representative HD-76

James Burnett on his run for state representative HD-76

At 26-years-old James Burnett has had a few jobs in the political sphere behind the scenes of big name politicians in Texas. For example, in 2018, Burnett served as the big African-American Outreach Coordinator for former El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke in his run...

Texas 2022 filing deadline arrives

Texas 2022 filing deadline arrives

Monday was the last day for Texas candidates to file to run for office in the 2022 elections.  The top of the ticket is set with former El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke against Gov. Greg Abbott, who is also facing a primary by multiple Republicans...

How We Got Here With Louie Gohmert

How We Got Here With Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert made it official on Tuesday by filing to run for Attorney General of Texas. Gohmert has earned a national profile through outlandish claims like saying we could change the moon’s orbit to address climate change or that there was no evidence of an armed...

Rep. Michelle Beckley on her run for Texas Lt. Governor

Rep. Michelle Beckley on her run for Texas Lt. Governor

State Representative Michelle Beckley recently announced her run against Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick and others in the bid for the second highest position in the Texas government. Right now, she enters into a crowded primary race with two other Democratic candidates,...