Primary Runoff Election

Analysis: A Kink in the Democrats' chain

Mar 18, 2014

The Texas Democrats’ best hopes of entering the statewide win column in November’s general election could lie with Kinky Friedman. Wouldn’t that be awkward?

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

Mar 6, 2014

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. 

For Tea Party targets, enthusiasm no match for funds

Mar 5, 2014
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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.

A rundown of the runoffs on the May 27 ballot

Mar 5, 2014

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

Scott Harvey / KETR

There were six races Tuesday night in three local counties. All but one of the Republicans elected are unopposed in November.