Party in Limbo: Democratic Options Limited for Candidacy of Judge Under Indictment

When former state District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado announced his retirement and resignation last week, he didn’t address one of the elephants in the room: whether he’ll run for a seat on a state appellate court. His wife and campaign treasurer, Diana Delgado, confirmed Wednesday that her husband’s name was still on the November general election ballot as the…

Democrat Rudy Delgado Must Discontinue His Campaign Immediately

AUSTIN, TX – 93rd District Court Judge, Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado, announced his retirement and resignation of the bench earlier this week so he could devote his time and energy to assist his defense team. The Democrat judge was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of federal bribery and three counts of violating the federal Travel Act. Resigning from the 93rd Court was the an ethical decision, but he is still the Democrat candidate for the 13th Court of Appeals, District 4. Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado should have…

Former Rep. Kenneth Sheets Endorses Joe Ruzicka for HD 107

Former Rep. Kenneth Sheets Endorses Joe Ruzicka for HD 107 I wanted you to know first – Kenneth Sheets, the former representative for the 107th district, has officially endorsed my campaign. “I’m honored to endorse Joe Ruzicka for House District 107,” Kenneth...

TCJL PAC 2018 Judicial Endorsements

The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee has announced Primary Judicial Endorsements for 2018. TCJL PAC endorsements appear in both text and PDF versions ahead of commencement of early voting for the March 6, 2018 primary.

Trump nominates Andrew S. Oldham to Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate an eleventh wave of judicial nominees as follows: If confirmed, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaiʻi will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mark Bennett is a director in the Honolulu firm Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher, where he has practiced complex civil and appellate litigation and government relations since joining the firm in 2011. Prior to joining the…

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and swore in Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court following Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Blacklock...

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18 Register Now You are Cordially Invited to the Texas Civil Justice League 2018 Judicial Primary Candidate Forum featuring 2018 primary candidates and incumbents for: TEXAS SUPREME COURT & TEXAS COURTS OF...

Let Arévalo Continue Her Good Work in HD 116

Let Arévalo Continue Her Good Work in HD 116 Susan Sabino, For the San Antonio Express-News | Originally published 4:48PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017 Trey Martinez Fischer announced recently he will make a bid to regain his old seat representing District 116 in the...

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court Pending the confirmation of Justice Don Willett for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Governor Greg Abbott has selected Jimmy Blacklock as the next Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court....

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47 Texas Governor Greg Abbott endorsed Representative Paul Workman for re-election to House District 47 stating… “As a successful small businessman, he understands what it takes to create greater economic...