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To automatically qualify for a position on the ballot in a statewide Texas election, a political party must get 5% of the vote in at least one statewide race.The Green Party of Texas failed to do that in 2016. Their leading statewide vote-getter was...

Many people take identification for granted, but it's a serious challenge if you're homeless. If you lose what's on your back, you might lose everything -- and recovering that ID is much harder when you have no fixed address or easy tr...

The amount of money raised by candidates in the Texas senate race has now been reported, and it shows that Democrats are indeed energized this year. They think they have a real chance of kicking Ted Cruz out of the U.S. Senate, and they are donating...

With education being in the news, I thought my fellow Texans might find this interesting. It shows the number of students in Texas schools (K-12) and the funding provided to educate those students. The figures are from the Texas Education Agency.The...

Texas Democrats are a sad breed of politician. They start out with so much hope and promise, and swiftly devolve into a laughingstock of bad campaign choices and exposed lies. El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Ted Cruz’s senatorial cha...

Beto O'Rourke (pictured with his family) is the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas. He is trying to defeat one of the worst senators in Washington -- Ted Cruz (a man who has earned the enmity of most other senators of both political partie...

Neither of the two leading gubernatorial candidates for the Texas Democratic Party was able to get a majority of the votes cast in the primary election. That means Lupe Valdez and Andrew White will face a run-off election in May to see who will repre...