The party primaries are over, but the results were not available to get them into the print edition of The Bandera Bulletin by the time the paper was sent to the press on Tuesday, March 6. Democrats are fielding a modern-day record number of candidates across the state. One, Texas's 23rd, is a swing district that's home to almost one-third of the US border with Mexico.
Colorado Democrats and Republicans came together at party precincts across the state to debate who should be the next governor of Colorado.
"You're robbing people of the ability of being able to vote in these races, which is effectively muting their political voice", said Brandon Rottinghaus, a political science professor at the University of Houston. But after the polls closed, Republicans predictably regained a sizeable advantage in total votes cast. Democratic turnout surpassed that of Republicans in midterm early voting for the first time ever.
While his punk rock past makes for an interesting blurb in the profiles of the rising Democratic star, we haven't seen too many articles discussing whether O'Rourke had the chops on bass.
Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, is one of several GOP incumbents in Texas whose seats Democrats are targetinng in 2018.
Deep in the heart of Texas, the official kick-off of the critical midterm elections. Republicans asked for the judge, Eric Moyé, to recuse himself; Moyé is a Democrat and has donated to local and national Democratic candidate campaigns.
From El Paso to Houston, there are so many candidates running for these nominations that the lift to clear a majority of the vote is near impossible. Other contenders include Dallas businessman Jeffrey Payne and Tom Wakely, a former congressional candidate from San Antonio. Hurd is also the co-sponsor of a bipartisan bill that would offer a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and secure the border.
However, the real competition seems to be in the Democrat party itself. "My philosophy is simple: put together smart legislation, do it in a bipartisan way and actually solve the problem", he says.
A Houston-area congressional seat, now held by Republican John Culberson, pits national liberal groups against Democrats' House campaign arm in Washington. CNN recently moved the Texas Senate race from Solid Republican to Likely Republican.
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In 2016, the CDC reported that 11 percent of US high schoolers had vaped in the past 30 days. Dr Rubinstein said: 'I do not think teens are aware of the risks.
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Huge amounts of water saw pipes bursting as 130 engineer teams scrambled to fix "a large number of leaking pipes" in the capital. Severn Trent have apologised, saying that they are trying to divert supplies and bring water into affected areas in tankers. .
Tom Perriello, who ran for Virginia governor in 2017 with backing from party liberals, says intense primaries, crowded or otherwise, don't have to spell doom the victor. The same is true if you vote in the Republican Primary.
Nine Democrats have lined up to challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, with most attention centering on two of them: Lupe Valdez, the former Dallas County sheriff, and Andrew White, the son of late Gov. Mark White. Barton, whose district is home to at least 7,700 Dreamers, supports a legislative fix to DACA.
To date there are four democrats vying for seat.
Those that do not identify with a single party are left to pick the lesser of two evils, a game we saw largely in the 2017 presidential election.
"Now I think there's a greater sense of trying to appeal to the center", Scharf said.
Like in the Republican primary, if none of those candidates receive a majority of the votes, the two highest vote getters will face off again in May 22 runoffs. Hillary Clinton beat Trump in all three districts in 2016, but primary runoffs are likely in each of those races.
David Wasserman, an election specialist with the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, said every indication he's seeing is that Lamb "has the momentum heading into Election Day". Inaction on DACA could further their displeasure with the turn the Republican Party has taken on the issue.
Both say this year is unlike any other.