Sheila Jackson Lee and Amanda Edwards

Election 2024

Sheila Jackson Lee holds a narrow lead against Amanda Edwards in Democratic primary for TX-18, poll finds

Posted on · The poll from the UH Hobby School of Public Affairs also shows the race to replace Houston Mayor John Whitmire in the Texas State Senate in a near dead heat among the top three contenders.

Sheila Jackson Lee and Amanda Edwards

Elections

Amanda Edwards outraised Sheila Jackson Lee by more than 10-to-1 in the last quarter, FEC filings reveal

Posted on · Former Houston City Council Member Edwards raised nearly $272,000 towards her bid for the Democratic nomination in Texas’ 18th Congressional District in the final three months of 2023. Congresswoman Jackson Lee raised just $23,000.

FILE - An early morning pedestrian is silhouetted against sunrise as he walks through the American flags on the National Mall with the U..S Capitol Building in the background in Washington Nov. 7, 2022. Americans on the right and left have a lot more in common than they might think — including their strong distrust of each other. The results of the survey, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago and the nonprofit group Starts With Us, reveal a stark truth at the source of the polarization that has a powerful grip on American politics: While most Americans agree on the core principals underlying American democracy, they no longer recognize that the other side holds those values too.(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Polls

Poll: Colin Allred leads Roland Gutierrez in Democratic primary, but both trail Republican Ted Cruz

Posted on · The University of Houston Hobby School poll shows likely Democratic primary voters favor Congressman Allred over State Senator Gutierrez by 40% to 12%, but it predicts Senator Cruz would defeat either of them in hypothetical fall matchups.

Allison Campolo (left) and Beverly Powell (right) are the Democratic candidates vying to unseat incumbent state Sen. Konni Burton, R-Fort Worth (center).

Texas Elections 2018

In This Texas Democratic Primary, The Clinton/Sanders Divide Still Lingers

Posted on · One of the two women running in the Democratic primary to unseat state Sen. Konni Burton backed Hillary Clinton in 2016. The other backed Bernie Sanders. Remnants of that divide from two years ago can be found in their current match-up

Andrew White

Texas Elections 2018

Andrew White Gains Momentum In Quest For Democratic Nomination For Governor

Posted on · The Houston entrepreneur has pulled even with his most likely rival, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, but a crowded field means the Democratic primary may go to a runoff. And the winner will still be a longshot against Republican incumbent Greg Abbott in November.

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