More Democrats voted early in Texas Primary
- Author: Salvatore Jensen Mar 08, 2018,
Mar 08, 2018, 13:14
A jump in turnout for Democrats in the Texas primary election on Tuesday strengthened forecasts that anger over U.S. President Donald Trump's policies could help the party flip congressional seats from Republican control in November. She'll take on Democrat Roman McAllen.
He continued: "If you don't show up, and you don't listen, and you're not fighting for those people, then why in the world should they ever vote for you?"
The same party committee that endorsed Feinstein's Democratic challenger opted to stay out of the crowded House races.
"Just any blue won't do", says Nina Tuner, a former OH legislator who leads Our Revolution, the spinoff of Sen.
According to lawmakers, the bills would increase the ability of schools to hire qualified security personnel, create new state funding mechanisms for infrastructure investments that improve school safety, increase access to school-based mental health services, expand state actions and intelligence coordination to protect schools against attack, and strengthen penalties for crimes on school grounds.
The story was much the same in the gubernatorial race, where popular incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott dominated all candidates in both parties. They were encouraged that a turnout set to be almost double of what it was in 2014 was a sign of electoral success to come in the most populous Republican-held state.
The seat opened up after Murphy resigned in October amid reports that he urged a woman with whom he had been having an extramarital affair to get an abortion.
WFAA will have political analysis from across the state starting at 7 p.m. "I'm really energized, and I think out people want to go out and be part of a solution". The campaign arm of House Democrats tried to torch the former freelance journalist and progressive activist's candidacy by releasing an opposition memo highlighting past statements Moser made seemingly denigrating her home state. Republicans also had more candidates than in 2014 - 102 vs. 72 - but failed to run anyone in four Democratic-leaning districts.
There is still a slim chance that lawmakers act to solve the DACA fix before it's too late-both for Dreamers and the jeopardized Republican majority. White has two very important things in his favor, momentum and money.
All isn't lost for Democrats as they prepare for the November general election, however. The 41-year-old Bush immediately becomes the overwhelming favorite for re-election in November.
The Democrat who will face off against Texas Sen.
Primary season isn't over in Texas just yet and a number of races are headed to a runoff election in May, before November's general election.
Longtime Dallas State Rep. Roberto Alonzo trailing early in District 104 Democratic primary.
Democrats need to gain 24 seats nationwide to retake the U.S. House of Representatives, a feat that would allow the party to block the Republican president's legislative agenda.
In Texas' 21st District, no candidate appeared likely to win Tuesday night. "Those are not the values of Texas". The races were mostly about which candidate was most supportive of President Trump. "I think he's just trying to needle him", she says.
Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez will meet Houston investor Andrew White in the runoff for the Democratic nomination for governor. He was 1 of 11 Republicans vying to fill the seat left vacant by Congressman Joe Barton. He also underperformed past GOP presidential nominees in this state.
State Rep. Charlie Green (Fort Worth) wins GOP primary of District 99, defeating Bo French. Now he has primary opposition in the district that reaches from the edge of Chicago southwest into downstate IL. Feinstein still holds a wide leads in polls, however, and should benefit from California's so-called jungle primary system, which that places every candidate, regardless of party, on the same ballot.