State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, said Tuesday he is officially running for speaker of the Texas House — two days after an Oct. 28 meeting in Austin, where roughly 40 GOP House members gathered to discuss recruiting him for the job.
As some rural South Plains counties face challenges to open up early voting locations, turnout numbers suggest voters are doing everything they can to get to the polls, even if it means driving as far as 60 miles round-trip.
Some Texas voters are complaining that while casting straight-ticket ballots, voting machines used in 80-plus counties flipped their choices to the other party for key races, including the Senate contest between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke
Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, by 5 percentage points among likely voters in a new Ipsos online poll released Wednesday in conjunction with Reuters and the University of Virginia. A September Ipsos poll showed O’Rourke ahead of Cruz by 2 percentage
President Donald Trump, speaking Monday evening here at an uproarious rally, cast his 2016 battle with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as a thing of the past and blasted Cruz’s Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, as a “stone cold phony.”
Early voting for the November general election starts next week. One of the items to be voted on is a $130 million bond package for the Lubbock Independent School District that focuses on three main components- efficiency, safety and security, and academic programming.
Proponents of a possible Lubbock County Expo Center addressed questions about the planned venue ahead of next month’s Proposition A vote in a Wednesday news conference at Lubbock’s downtown Western Bank branch.