Meet Democrats Running For Governor; Heated Races For Texas House, Senate
Meet Democrats Running For Governor; Heated Races For Texas House, Senate
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07 March, 2018, 00:10
The general election is November 6.
Who will I be voting for?
Since this is Texas, and West U runs moderate but leans toward the conservative side of things, the primary is the race Davis has to win to secure her seat, since the midterms will be just a formality.
Thanks to an interview with CNN's Manu Raju, it's clear that Texas Republican Sen. Kathaleen Wall, who is running for a southeast Texas seat now held by Rep. Ted Poe, is an example.
Texas Democrats, however, have not won a statewide race for posts such as governor or US senator in more than two decades.
In Washington, though, there's a hint of worry about what kinds of candidates can win in Republican-leaning areas Democrats may need to regain majorities on Capitol Hill and dent GOP advantages in some statehouses.
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Republicans Cody Harris of Palestine, Linda Timmerman of Streetman and Thomas McNutt of Corsicana all filed for the House seat, and Democrat Wesley Ratcliff of Oakwood will also seek the office.
"Not as high as the state average actually, so it could have been better", Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands said. He contends that Bush, who is facing a serious primary challenge, is trying to convince voters that he's something he's not. And incumbent Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, one of Texas' most colorful politicians, faces a fight from Trey Blocker.
Also, on the ballot but drawing no opposition on the Republican ticket is the position of State Representative, District 83, a seat now held by Dustin Burrows, who is in line to keep that seat.
In most years for Denton County, Democrats take in only 10-25 percent of the total primary votes.
There are also numerous contested races for district judge, county court at law judge, precinct chair on both ballots. Voters are showing up in primaries to vote for Democrats.
Feinstein still leads in the polls and may not be seriously threatened in California's so-called jungle primary system, which places all candidates, regardless of party, on the same first ballot, with the top two vote-getters advancing to a second round of voting.
In fundraising email last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned supporters, "We've seen a surge of liberal enthusiasm in deep red states like Georgia, Alabama and Oklahoma". This means voters can decide every two years whether they'd rather help pick the Republican or the Democratic nominees (or hold out and go to third-party conventions). If you haven't voted already, please check out our Texas Voter Guide to see where the candidates appearing on your ballot stand on cannabis reform.
To elections officials, however, it doesn't matter how many voters head to the polls Tuesday.
You can vote at any of those locations, just keep in mind to bring a photo ID. The legal wrangling over the state's requirements has turned rather complicated.
Texas allows voting using machines that do not provide a paperrecord and fails to mandate statewide post-election audits to test the accuracy of election outcomes.
A Texas license to carry a handgun (issued by DPS).
So, what if I don't have one of the seven approved forms of ID? The supporting documents include an original, certified birth certificate; a valid voter registration certificate; or a copy or original of one of the following: current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government documentthat shows the voter's name and an address.
Ichiro burst on the MLB scene in a big way in 2001 when he was named the American League's MVP and rookie of the year. Gamel joins right-fielder Mitch Haniger (hand) and fourth outfielder Guillermo Heredia (shoulder) on the sidelines.
The latest set of remains were discovered in a planter in Toronto in an area where McArthur had previously been a landscaper. Later that month, McArthur was charged with the first-degree murder of Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi, and Dean Lisowick.
They determined that he lied to investors about the performance of two hedge funds he ran, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare. In August, a jury convicted Shkreli of securities fraud while he was a portfolio manager at a hedge fund.
Meanwhile, the case goes back to the 9th Circuit court, which is slated to make a decision in the summer. Trump has repeatedly blamed Democrats for the impasse, while Democrats say he created it by ending DACA.
Perhaps the most iconic of all dining guides, Zagat will be sold by Google after seven years under the tech behemoth. In an interview with NYTimes , Nina Zagat (one half of the Zagat co-founder team) spoke highly of The Infatuation .
Anderson: Thank you so the Academy, we're so happy . " Coco " has proved that art can change and connect the world. This year's Oscars has also announced the winners for both Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay.
Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Kuwait have provided billions of dollars in support since Sisi's power grab. Prince Mohammed is also scheduled to visit the United Kingdom and U.S. as part of his first official trip as crown prince.
The world's richest self-made woman is Hong Kong's Zhou Qunfei, founder of smartphone screen maker Lens Technology. The business tycoon, with $3.1 billion is now ranked 766th this year, down from a 544th ranking last year .
She hasn't played a match for more than a year, she has had a baby with a lot of complications post-delivery. The message is a strong one for all women out there, even if you haven't won 23 Grand Slam singles titles.
GOES-16 also observed the uncertain path of Hurricanes Irma and the rapidly intensifying Hurricane Maria in September. When GOES-S becomes operational, its name will become GOES-17, according to NOAA's naming practices, Wired reported .
Aid convoy quits Syria enclave as regime presses onslaught
The multi-sided Syrian civil war has killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven at least 11 million from their homes. About 400,000 people remain trapped in eastern Ghouta, which has been under attack by government forces since 2013.
Oscars 2018: Jordan Peele makes history with 'Get Out'
Peele shared that he stopped writing the script "20 times" because he thought it would be impossible to get the film made. Peele's victory was the only win for his film, which was also nominated for best picture , best actor and best director .
Amazon to stop selling Google's Nest products
Sources cited in the report said they were given the impression that the decision came directly from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. With Alexa, Echo users can ask to play music, hear the news, check weather, control smart home devices and more.
BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals
On Saturday, the Election Commission had declared BJP victorious in 35 of the 59 seats contested in the Assembly elections. After 2008, the north eastern state will see for the first time a multi-party coalition government.
Man drunkenly takes Uber 300 miles, pays $1600
We've covered Uber stories like this one featuring an $18,000 charge ; typically those can be challenged and removed. How downhill? Well Bachman ended up ordering an Uber to drive him home, a ride that concluded with a $1,635.93 bill.
CLOSING BELL: Markets tumble in wake of new USA tariffs
But US stocks, which had joined global markets in tumbling at the market open, rebounded considerably from their session lows. The S&P 500 index finished down1.3% at 2,677, falling beneath a psychologically significant level at 2,678.
Man shoots himself outside White House
A man apparently shot himself beyond the north fence line outside the White House on Saturday, a law enforcement official said . On Feb. 23, a woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle into a security barrier near the presidential residence.