Austin, TX -- The candidate filing period for the 2018 election has arrived, and Texas Democrats are breaking records!
Texas Democrats have fielded candidates in every race for the State Board of Education. Meanwhile, it appears the Republican Party of Texas failed to even file candidates in SBOE Districts 2, 3, and 4. Republicans have already ceded these districts to the eventual Democratic nominee.
Austin, TX -- The energy in the Texas Democratic Party is off the charts! Texas Democrats are fielding more candidates than at any other time in modern history.
Austin, TX -- This evening marks the end of the candidate filing period for the 2018 election. Texas Democrats have filled the statewide ticket with diverse, bold leaders. There are primaries for U.S. Senate, Governor, Lt. Governor, Comptroller, Land Commissioner, and Railroad Commissioner.
Austin, TX-- Today, the Texas Democratic Party extends congratulations to our Project LIFT (Local Investment in the Future of Texas) candidate Pretta VanDible Stallworth.
Project LIFT works with local party leaders and progressive partners to recruit, train, and support candidates – with a special focus on winning local, non-partisan races.
Austin, TX -- Today, the State Democratic Executive Committee authorized the following ballot propositions to be placed on the March 2018 Democratic Primary Ballot. The propositions have been dubbed “The Texas Bill of Rights; 12 Big, Bold Ideas to Save Texas.”
ICYMI: Ethic Investigation Opens Against Republican Blake Farenthold Following Sexual Harassment Revelations
Austin, TX -- On Thursday, members of the U.S. House Ethics Committee voted to open an investigation against Texas Republican Blake Farenthold following revelations of a sexual harassment claim.
Austin, TX -- Recent reports have shun a light on the degrading and demeaning environment under which women in politics, including elected officials, staff, interns, reporters, and lobbyist, work every day.
According to Alexa Ura, from the Texas Tribune, “The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it would not review a June decision by the Texas Supreme Court that ruled that the legalization of same-sex marriage does not fully address the right to marriage benefits….”