David Dewhurst

Patrick and Dewhurst heading to runoff in lt. gov. race

Mar 6, 2014
KERA / keranews.org

Tuesday's primary election brought sobering results for Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who finished second to primary challenger Dan Patrick and will compete with the Houston state senator in the May 27 runoff. 

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. 

A rundown of the runoffs on the May 27 ballot

Mar 5, 2014
KETR / ketr.org

Primary day may be over, but several primary races are far from settled. 

Candidates enter the spending season

Feb 10, 2014
KERA / keranews.org

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.

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.

Early Voting Underway for July 31 Runoff

Jul 23, 2012
League of Women Voters of California

Through Friday, citizens can cast their vote early in a handful of statewide races and for some local candidates, depending on which county you live.

KETR to air Dewhurst-Cruz debate

Jun 18, 2012
Aman Batheja / Texas Tribune

DALLAS - Listen to KETR Friday at 8 p.m. for live coverage of the one-on-one debate between Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz as they battle for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

Deuell on board with construction of oil pipeline

Feb 8, 2012

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.