Trump Endorses Abbott and Other News for June 1

Early voting ended today (Tuesday) in jurisdictions holding June 5 runoff elections and began in jurisdictions holding June 12 runoff elections. GOV: Former President Trump endorsed Gov. Greg Abbott (R) for re-election. “No Governor has done more to secure the Border...

Trump to Weigh Into AG Primary and Other News for May 25

Former President Trump said he will issue an endorsement in “the not-so-distant future” between Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) and Land Comm. George P. Bush (R). “I like them both very much,” Trump said in a statement. Yesterday (Monday), Bush said on Instagram that it was...

Paxton to Seek Re-election and Other News for May 18

Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) said he will seek re-election during an appearance on the Mark Davis show. He criticized Land Comm. George P. Bush’s (R) handling of the Alamo and Hurricane Harvey funds. Bush has indicated that he would challenge Paxton in the Republican...

Bush Readying Kick-off Event and Other News for May 16

Two weeks remain in the 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session. House committees must report out Senate Bills by Saturday officially, but the practical deadline is closer to Wednesday. The final calendar for Senate Bills eligible to be considered on second reading...

Poll: Voter Fraud, McConaughey Fever Real to Many

Early voting for the May 1 general and special elections begins tomorrow (Monday) and runs through April 27. UT-Tyler Poll: Two out of every seven registered voters “believe there is widespread voter fraud in Texas,” while a slim majority believe “there is not,”...

Granger, Price Endorse Wright and Other News for March 8

CD6 special: U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-Fort Worth) and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price endorsed Susan Wright, who released a list of an additional 49 endorsements. DMN/UT-T Poll: A slim majority of Texans approve the way Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is handling his job, and fewer...

Lyceum Poll Finds Pessimism, Approval for State Leaders

About two thirds of Texans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction and the national economy is worse off compared to a year ago, according to the Texas Lyceum’s 2021 Texas Statewide Survey (PDF). Four in 10 adults believe the state’s economy is worse off...

Early Voting Ends in HD68 and Other Inauguration Day News

HD68 special: Early voting concluded yesterday (Tuesday) for Saturday’s special election. A total of 3,756 people voted in person (90%) or by mail (10%) through that day, representing 3.7% of registered voters across the 22 counties. The five largest counties – Cooke...