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State Rep. Paddie Censured by Harrison County GOP

State Rep. Paddie Censured by Harrison County GOP

On Tuesday, the Harrison County Republican Party Executive Committee censured State Rep. Chris Paddie (R–Marshall) by a vote of 9-1. The resolution stated its purpose is “to demonstrate the widespread dissatisfaction with the lack of representation we have received by...
Byron Cook Censured by Texas GOP

Byron Cook Censured by Texas GOP

The Republican Party of Texas officially passed a resolution censuring retiring State Rep. Byron Cook (R–Corsicana) for his repeated defiance of the core principles of the party. The resolution was passed by a vote of the full body of delegates to the 2018 Texas GOP...
Temporary Committee Upholds Censure Rule

Temporary Committee Upholds Censure Rule

As the Republican Party of Texas Convention continued today in San Antonio, members of the temporary rules committee have tentatively decided to maintain Rule 44, the party’s mechanism through which Republican lawmakers can be censured for failing to uphold the...
Clardy Could be Next on Censure List

Clardy Could be Next on Censure List

UPDATE: The resolution was tabled in order to ensure the entire Executive Committee is up to date on all the information available due to the controversial nature of the situation, according to Cherokee County GOP Chairwoman Blair. An East Texas Republican lawmaker...
Byron Cook Censured by Texas GOP

Byron Cook Censured by Anderson County GOP

One of House Speaker Joe Straus’ top allies, State Affairs Chairman Byron Cook (R–Corsicana), is in hot water after activists in one county of his four-county district moved to officially reprimand him for his actions in the Texas Legislature. Last week, Republican...