With just over 50 days until the GOP primary, incumbent Greg Abbott has been skipping all of the Republican candidate forums.
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Texas governor and Senate leader publicly side with GOP grassroots to keep illegal voting a felony, but House speaker shuts them down.
The endorsement comes after the group held a forum earlier this month with Abbott’s three biggest challengers.
When it comes to civic engagement, conservative activists stress the importance of not letting anyone—even allies—off the hook.
”Any reluctance or resistance on the part of Republican State Representatives to pass strong rule changes to stop the obstruction of the work of the Texas House and halt impediments to ‘the consent of the governed,’ should be viewed as active participation in the obstruction.” –JoAnn Fleming
Grassroots leaders don’t buy the narrative that Democrats alone are responsible for the special legislative session’s lack of progress.
A handful of reforms passed, but Texas conservatives’ top-priority election integrity bill was bungled by Republican legislators.
The clock is ticking for the Legislature to pass priority election reforms. Grassroots advocates expect no less.
Grassroots conservatives support a bill requiring candidates for city office to declare a party affiliation.
“We call on Republican legislators to step up right now. We want to see bills filed for these priorities—real bills, not fake show bills.” –JoAnn Fleming