Election News for the Eve of the Legislative Session

The 87th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature convenes tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon. HD68 special: Early voting began today (Monday) for the January 23 special election to fill the unexpired House term of Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster). To access this post you need...

Springer Sworn in and Other Brief News for January 7

SD30: Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) was sworn into office yesterday (Wednesday). I was thrilled to be able to attend the swearing in today of my friend and the newest Texas State Senator @DrewSpringer. We will miss your leadership in the House but thankfully you...

Commentary: A Shameful Day, But the Republic Endures

Note to my subscribers and readers: It is difficult to remain impartial and unemotional on a day like this, when the very fabric of our Republic is ripped and torn by domestic terrorists who believe President Trump’s increasingly fantastical claims that the election...

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...