Judge Tosses Gohmert’s Electoral College Suit

A federal judge dismissed U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert’s (R-Tyler) challenge of the Electoral Count Act’s constitutionality because he and other plaintiffs lack standing. The ruling did not address any merits of the suit. Gohmert “alleges at most an institutional injury to...

HD68 Field Grows and Other News for New Year’s Eve Eve

HD68 special: Jacksboro financial planner John Berry, a former Jack County Commissioner, and Nocona boot manufacturer Craig Carter have filed as Republicans for the January 23 special election. Berry was appointed in 2017 to fill an unexpired term and lost the 2018...

Census Bureau Estimates Texans Population Is 29.36M

Texas has 29.36M residents as of July 1, according to new population estimates released today (Tuesday) by the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates “were created without incorporation or consideration of the 2020 Census results,” according to accompanying release...

Late Money Fuels Springer, Luther Near the Finish Line

Saturday is runoff Election Day. Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muentser) faces Pilot Point salon owner Shelley Luther for the unexpired term of Sen. Pat Fallon (R-Prosper), who is resigning to serve in Congress. We will have live coverage beginning at 7 p.m. at...

Electors Vote for Trump and Other News for December 14

The 38 Texas presidential electors cast their ballots for President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Trump won the state’s electoral votes by defeating President-elect Joe Biden, 52%-46%, in the general election. By a 34-4 vote, the electors passed a resolution...