Gov. Abbott Sets Date for Texas Special Runoff Elections 

Governor Greg Abbott today issued proclamations setting Tuesday, January 28, 2020 as the date for special runoff elections to fill three vacant Texas House District seats. The early voting period for these runoff elections will begin Monday, January 21, 2020. The following Texas House Districts are included in the special runoff election date: House…

Governor Abbott Appoints Tijerina To Thirteenth Court Of Appeals

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Jaime Tijerina to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified. Jaime Tijerina of McAllen is judge of the 464th Judicial District Court, and is the former judge of the 93rd Judicial District Court and former deputy city attorney for…

Governor Abbott Sets HD 145 Special Runoff for March 5th

Governor Greg Abbott set the HD 145 Special Election Runoff between democratic candidates Christina Morales and Melissa Noriega for March 5, 2019. The seat was vacated by Sen. Carol Alvarado following her successful bid for Texas Senate District 6 in December, with Morales & Noriega emerging as the two frontrunners in the highly contested 8-way Harris County race in late January…

Governor Abbott: HD 125 Special Election Set for February 12, 2019

Governor Greg Abbott has set the HD 125 Special Election date for HD 125 for February 12, 2019. Former Texas State Representative Justin Rodriguez resigned his seat effective January 4, 2019 to replace former Bexar County commissioner Paul Elizondo who died unexpectedly at the age of 83 on December 27, 2018. Rodriguez was first elected to…

Governor Abbott: SD19 Special Election Runoff Scheduled for Sep. 18th

WHEREAS, the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti, and its acceptance, has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas State Senate District No. 19, which consists of Brewster, Crockett, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Medina, Pecos, Real, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, and Zavala counties and parts of Atascosa and Bexar counties; and…

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Case The Supreme Court also ruled that all but one of the 11 districts that had been flagged as problematic could remain intact. The one exception was Fort Worth-based House District 90, which is occupied by Democratic...

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