Tag Archives: Elections

Mexico’s Presidential Election: The Implications For Texas’ Energy Industry

Mexico’s presidential election is coming up in July and the outcome could have serious implications for Texas energy companies.

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Who’s Running In The Democratic Primary For Governor (And Isn’t Named Valdez or White)?

On Tuesday, Texas Republicans and Democrats will choose the candidates they want on the ballot in November. The primary election includes several races for statewide office, including commissioner of agriculture, land commissioner — and governor. On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott … Continue reading

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Texas Democrats Remain Silent About Who Will Lead Their 2018 Ticket

The start of the 2018 election cycle is just around the corner and Democrats remain silent on who will be at the top of their ticket.  Political experts believe the party may now be frantic to find a candidate for … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Has No Interest in Third-Party Run, Former Aide Says

Amid consternation among many establishment Republicans about Donald Trump getting the GOP presidential  nomination, there has been renewed speculation that they could turn to someone who left the campaign in September: former Gov. Rick Perry. That speculation escalated Saturday after a New … Continue reading

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A Simple Election Day, Mostly Yes or No Answers

Voting on constitutional amendments may not carry the same cachet as elections featuring living candidates, but Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos hopes Texans will head to the polls for Election Day nonetheless. “There’s not a lot of romance in … Continue reading

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Results for Local West Texas Elections

Final results are in for local elections in Marfa, Alpine and Presidio. In Marfa, incumbent Mayor Dan Dunlap retained his seat. Josie Simpson retained her city council seat, while Peter Stanley bested Tom Schmidt for the second of two open … Continue reading

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Brewster County Voters Throw Out Recent Tax Increase

Voters in Brewster County have approved a measure throw out a recent tax increase approved by county commissioners last summer. A special tax rollback election took place across the county on Tuesday, after opponents of the two cent property tax increase circulated a petition … Continue reading

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Tax Rollback Election Underway in Brewster County

Voters in Brewster County are deciding today whether or not to throw out a recent tax increase approved by county commissioners last summer. A special tax rollback election is taking place across the county on Tuesday, with polling centers set … Continue reading

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