Special election

Texas Political News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing November 6, 2018, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 52 seat recently vacated by Representative Larry Gonzales. Candidates who wish to have their names placed on the special election ballot must file their applications with the … Continue reading Texas Political News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52

Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Orders Emergency Special Election For Texas State Senate District 19

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Abbott today released the following statement and proclamation (PDF): WHEREAS, the resignation of Senator Carlos Uresti, and its acceptance, has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas State Senate District No. 19, which consists of Brewster, Crockett, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Medina, Pecos, Real, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde … Continue reading Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Orders Emergency Special Election For Texas State Senate District 19

Texas Governor Abbott Authorizes Harris County Emergency Special Election For Flood-Control Projects

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday sent a letter approving a request by the Harris County Commissioners Court to hold an emergency special election for a bond referendum on Saturday, August 25th. “As you know, I consider responding to matters concerning Hurricane Harvey to qualify as an emergency,” writes Governor Abbott.  “As this … Continue reading Texas Governor Abbott Authorizes Harris County Emergency Special Election For Flood-Control Projects

Texas Governor Abbott Demands Blake Farenthold Cover Costs Of Emergency Special Election

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to former United States Congressman Blake Farenthold demanding that he cover all costs for the upcoming emergency special election for the 27th Congressional District of Texas.  The emergency special election is being held to fill the seat now vacant following Mr. Farenthold’s resignation. “While … Continue reading Texas Governor Abbott Demands Blake Farenthold Cover Costs Of Emergency Special Election

Biden asks unions to boost Dem in Pa. special election

PITTSBURGH/March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Embracing the Democratic Party’s next special election challenge, former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on western Pennsylvania’s labor unions to rally behind Democrat Conor Lamb in a contest expected test the loyalty of President Donald Trump’s working-class coalition. Biden, who at 75 remains one of the Democratic Party’s biggest … Continue reading Biden asks unions to boost Dem in Pa. special election