Elections

Ted Cruz: ‘We Did It!’

Posted on · Former Texas solicitor general Ted Cruz defeated Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in the state runoff election, to win the GOP nomination to replace retiring U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Cruz won without the help of Texas' Republican mainstream, including Governor Rick Perry.

Elections

Campaign Finance Investigation Gives Texas Low Score

Posted on · The Texas primary season finally comes to an end tomorrow with runoff elections in a handful of races. And as always – money played a large role in deciding the winners. Money that flows through a system that get low marks from the State Integrity Investigation. The study looked at several aspects of state government across the country – giving each a grade on how well state law prevents corruption.