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Posts on ‘November 9th, 2017’

My thoughts following the 2017 election

1. Turnout in Houston was considerably higher than anyone predicted. Adding in Fort Bend to Harris yields 101,178 voters. Harris County had 149,730. The Houston share of Harris County was 66.43%, which is lower than I expected as well. 2. Early voting in odd years is not the same as early voting in even years. […]

Justin Nelson to run against Paxton

About time we got an official candidate for this race. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is getting his first Democratic opponent for re-election. Attorney Justin Nelson is entering the race to be the state’s top lawyer with just over a month until the candidate filing deadline for the 2018 primaries. “Justice is for all. Nobody […]

Julian 2020?

He has raised the possibility. Texas Democrat Julian Castro confirmed Sunday he is seriously considering running for president in 2020 and former state Sen. Wendy Davis left open the possibility she will take another run at running for governor in 2018. “I might,” Castro told more than 350 people at a political conference near the […]

Texas blog roundup for the week of November 6

The Texas Progressive Alliance congratulates 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros as it brings you this week’s roundup.