David Dewhurst

2014 Elections
3:39 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

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

Incumbent David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick will be going head-to-head again on May 27 to win the republican primaries for lieutenant governor.
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. 

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2014 Elections
3:03 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

A rundown of the runoffs on the May 27 ballot

KETR / ketr.org

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

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2014 Elections
4:26 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Candidates enter the spending season

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst raised $253,000 for his campaign to be re-elected as Lieutenant Governer of Texas.
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.

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2:20 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Early Voting Underway for July 31 Runoff

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.

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3:02 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

KETR to air Dewhurst-Cruz debate

(L to R) David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz
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.

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7:29 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Deuell on board with construction of oil pipeline

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. 

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