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Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd To Retire From Congress After Holding On To A District Democrats Are Desperate To Flip
By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune The U.S. House’s last black Republican member, Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes, announced Thursday that he is retiring from Congress. President Donald Trump’s racist comments about elected officials weighed heavily on Hurd, who has often spoken out against the … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020 bid Tuesday morning, setting the stage … Continue reading
Almost two weeks have passed since the election, but Jones had been holding out hope and waiting to see all outstanding ballots counted.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is looking to hold on to the 23rd District. His opponent is Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer.
Congressional District 23 is one of the longest in the country — it takes eight hours to drive across, from San Antonio almost to El Paso. In our first report at the sprawling district, we looked at the size and … Continue reading
The sparsely populated region that’s bigger than some states is 70 percent Hispanic, but also covers part of the Permian Basin where the oil-and-gas industry has a lot of influence.
Early voting continues this week for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections in Texas. In the race for the Congressional District 23, Democrat voters will decide whether Gina Ortiz Jones or Rick Treviño get’s the nomination.
Two more prominent Democrats are joining the race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd, whose sprawling 23rd Congressional district runs across much of the Texas border, via Texas Tribune.
Congressman Will Hurd, who represents much of far West Texas, has introduced a bill aimed at using tech in order to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.
Some of Texas’ 36 congressional districts violate either the U.S. Constitution or the federal Voting Rights Act, a panel of federal judges ruled Friday. In a long-delayed ruling, the judges ruled 2-1 that the Texas Legislature must redraw the political … Continue reading