David Dewhurst http://ketr.org en 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 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 Candidates enter the spending season http://ketr.org/post/candidates-enter-spending-season <p>In the final weeks before a primary election, the expenditures section of the campaign finance reports often reveals more than the contributions side. Money, after all, is truly interesting when it is put to use.</p><p>Take a peek at the reports filed last week by the four Republicans running for lieutenant governor. Until the end of the year, the attention was on fundraising. The amount raised is a proxy of the support for each candidate and an indication of whether the campaigns will be able to fight for attention in a state with 20 advertising markets.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:26:28 +0000 Ross Ramsey - The Texas Tribune 49276 at http://ketr.org Candidates enter the spending season Early Voting Underway for July 31 Runoff http://ketr.org/post/early-voting-underway-july-31-runoff <p>Through&nbsp;Friday, citizens can cast their vote early in a handful of statewide races and for some local candidates, depending on which county you live. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:20:21 +0000 Scott Harvey 24390 at http://ketr.org Early Voting Underway for July 31 Runoff KETR to air Dewhurst-Cruz debate http://ketr.org/post/ketr-air-dewhurst-cruz-debate <p>DALLAS - Listen to KETR Friday at 8 p.m. for live coverage of the one-on-one debate between Lt. Gov. <a href="http://www.daviddewhurst.com/home" target="_blank">David Dewhurst</a> and former Texas Solicitor General <a href="http://www.tedcruz.org/" target="_blank">Ted Cruz</a> as they battle for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:02:08 +0000 Scott Harvey 22735 at http://ketr.org KETR to air Dewhurst-Cruz debate Deuell on board with construction of oil pipeline http://ketr.org/post/deuell-board-construction-oil-pipeline <p>AUSTIN - A state senator from Northeast Texas is among six state legislators to send a letter to Washington urging Congress to immediately approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.&nbsp; Wed, 08 Feb 2012 13:29:10 +0000 Scott Harvey 16232 at http://ketr.org Deuell on board with construction of oil pipeline