Primary Runoff Election http://ketr.org en Analysis: A Kink in the Democrats' chain http://ketr.org/post/analysis-kink-democrats-chain <p>The Texas Democrats’ best hopes of entering the statewide win column in November’s general election could lie with <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/kinky-friedman/">Kinky Friedman</a>. Wouldn’t that be awkward?</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Ross Ramsey - The Texas Tribune 50815 at http://ketr.org Analysis: A Kink in the Democrats' chain Patrick and Dewhurst heading to runoff in lt. gov. race http://ketr.org/post/patrick-and-dewhurst-heading-runoff-lt-gov-race <p>Tuesday's primary election brought sobering results for Republican Lt. Gov. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/david-dewhurst/">David Dewhurst</a>, who finished second to primary challenger <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/dan-patrick/">Dan Patrick </a>and will compete with the Houston state senator in the May 27 runoff.&nbsp;</p><p>The longtime incumbent — who hovered below 30 percent of the vote as ballot counting continued into Wednesday morning — appeared likely to trail Patrick by at least a 10-point margin in final vote tallies.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:39:37 +0000 Morgan Smith - The Texas Tribune 50306 at http://ketr.org Patrick and Dewhurst heading to runoff in lt. gov. race For Tea Party targets, enthusiasm no match for funds http://ketr.org/post/tea-party-targets-enthusiasm-no-match-funds <p>As the Republican primary results poured in Tuesday evening, a general rule of thumb emerged in races featuring Tea Party insurgents challenging Republican incumbents: Money matters.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:24:01 +0000 Aman Batheja - The Texas Tribune 50260 at http://ketr.org For Tea Party targets, enthusiasm no match for funds A rundown of the runoffs on the May 27 ballot http://ketr.org/post/rundown-runoffs-may-27-ballot <p>Primary day may be over, but several primary races are far from settled.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:03:09 +0000 Jim Malewitz & Neena Satija & Julián Aguilar & Morgan Smith & Edgar Walters & Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 50250 at http://ketr.org A rundown of the runoffs on the May 27 ballot Finals for Hunt, Fannin and Rains County Primary Runoff Races http://ketr.org/post/finals-hunt-fannin-and-rains-county-primary-runoff-races <p>There were six races Tuesday night in three local counties. All but one of the Republicans elected are unopposed in November.<strong> </strong> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 23:13:33 +0000 Scott Harvey 24788 at http://ketr.org Finals for Hunt, Fannin and Rains County Primary Runoff Races