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Springer Wins North Texas Senate Seat

Springer Wins North Texas Senate Seat

State Rep. Drew Springer (R–Muenster) is headed to the Texas Senate after winning a special runoff election Saturday over fellow Republican and political newcomer Shelley Luther. Springer, an Austin insider backed by the political establishment, took 56 percent of the...
Slawson Slams Sheffield in Runoff Triumph

Slawson Slams Sheffield in Runoff Triumph

In another major victory for Texas conservatives and a major defeat for Gov. Greg Abbott, liberal incumbent J.D. Sheffield (R–Gatesville) was vanquished by attorney and small-business owner Shelby Slawson. On election night in the March primary, Slawson shocked many...
Runoff Review: Sessions Faces Swann in Comeback Bid

Runoff Review: Sessions Faces Swann in Comeback Bid

While the Chinese coronavirus and government-ordered shutdowns have put much of everyday Texans’ lives on hold, one thing is still certain—there are elections on the horizon. One such primary runoff election will see a veteran congressman attempting a comeback, facing...
Parrish Elected as Next Lubbock County Judge

Parrish Elected as Next Lubbock County Judge

Local attorney Curtis Parrish has won the GOP nomination for Lubbock County Judge after receiving 54 percent of the vote. Unofficial election results show Parrish garnering 5,563 votes and his opponent, businessman Gary Boren, garnering 4,693 – a very different...
New faces, same old regime

New faces, same old regime

With an exceptional number of Straus committee chairs retiring from the House, the recent Republican primary election saw a large amount of open seats in play. Conservatives were able to capture some of these open seats outright on election night. Other races are yet...