The Grayson County Elections Administration said more than 6,000 voters made their choices during early voting: 5,200 Republicans and 900 Democrats. At this point, as the following chart indicates, Republican incumbents stand to face more competition than their Democratic counterparts from two key sources.
Across the state, especially in Texas' urban counties, final early voting numbers reflect a similar trend. Party aides say the comments would be used by Republicans to make Moser unelectable in the 7th Congressional District, but their intervention has miffed Texas Democrats, including some of her opponents.
Total Democratic early votes exceeded Republican ones roughly 465,000 to 420,000, though those figures combined accounted for less than 9 percent of the state's total registered voters. In the last two gubernatorial cycles, Republicans had the advantage and were well ahead of Democrats.
Democrats need to flip 24 GOP-seats to reclaim a majority in the U.S. House.
In other words, should the crowded races for the Republican nomination to Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 or District Clerk head to a runoff, no one who voted in the Democratic primary could cross over to cast a ballot in that runoff election.
The Texas primaries are considered "semi-open". The media is labeling this swarm of Democratic candidates a "pink wave", but what's important to watch is for establishment or incumbent Democrats to lose primary challenges.
O'Rourke is one of the strongest Democratic candidates to run for statewide office in Texas since my former boss and mentor Lloyd Bentsen served brilliantly in the Senate and as secretary of the Treasury.
On a state legislative level, Democrats have candidates in 132 of the 150 state House districts and in 14 of the 15 state Senate districts up for election this year.
First. We are a republic. Several longtime members of the Texas Republican House delegation are not running for re-election this year, leaving six Republican-held House seats open.
Right now, the prediction is that Schumer's support paired with Javed's money will make it hard for Garcia to win outright, likely sending the race into a runoff, but we won't know until we know. Ted Cruz even more reason to panic. However, the number does not come close to the Republican votes which dominated in both midterm primaries.
The report comes from the Center for American Progress, which gave Texas and a number of other states a "D" grade overall.
And it's really not surprising that there is a big push to have the issues in question be voted upon during the June primary election.
"Texas is the nation's bellwether right now", said Tariq Thowfeek, the communications director for the Texas Democratic Party. If Cruz has a weaker-than-expected showing in the primary, it could signal weak Republican enthusiasm. From January till mid-February of 2018, O'Rourke has out-fundraised his Republican rival by at least $1.5 million, according to CNN.
Meredith Kelly, a party spokeswoman, explained the move saying the committee wants to "ensure that there's a competitive Democrat on the ballot" in November, the implication being that Culberson and Republicans would use the same material to make Moser unelectable.
Sam Nunberg Might Cooperate With Mueller's Team After All
Mar 07, 2018 - 00:13
TheDaily Beast reported that several of Nunberg's friends were concerned he had been drinking before the interviews. United States intelligence said those documents were illicitly obtained by or on behalf of the Russian government.
Serena Williams' comeback her greatest challenge, says Patrick Mouratoglou
Mar 07, 2018 - 00:09
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Oscars: Allison Janney dedicates her win to her late brother Hal Janney
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:50
An accident at a party, where she went through a plate-glass window, put an end to Janney's thoughts of competitive skating. As for who she'd like to work with on a future project, Janney replied without hesitation: "Helen Mirren".
Amazon May Soon Stop Selling Google's Nest Thermostats
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:50
The Nest team said they were informed that their products will be banned from Amazon's retail platform via a phone call. Technically, you still might find Nest products through third-party sellers in the Marketplace program.
Judge orders Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.4 million
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:48
They determined that he lied to investors about the performance of two hedge funds he ran, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare. The $7.36 million forfeiture doesn't include fines, penalty or restitution Matsumoto might impose during his sentencing.
Disney-Pixar's ode to Mexican culture brings Oscar win with 'CoCo'
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:48
It also was a box-office smash, experiencing the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $72.9 million. Pixar's Coco took home the Best Animated Feature award at tonight's Oscars ceremony.
Germany awaits coalition blessing from Social Democrat party members
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:47
Merkel, 63, is scheduled to be sworn in for her fourth term as chancellor on March 14. The SPD's "green light" is a sign to stabilize the European Union after the Brexit.
Scott McTominay picks Scotland over England
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:44
He's consistently getting first team opportunities, even over better known and much higher paid star players at the same position. Scott McTominay has chosen playing for Scotland over England because he can not handle the pressure, according to Joey Barton .
Amit Shah will find solution to Mahaday dispute: Goa BJP
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:34
BJD candidate Rita Sahu garnered 102,871 votes piping her nearest rival Ashok Panigrahi from BJP by 41,933 votes. State BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey also attributed the party's performance to the Prime Minister and Shah.
Trump threatens to tax European auto imports
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:32
If that sounded like the start of a trade war , that kind of talk didn't phase top Trump advisers. "Trade wars are never won". Steel and aluminum, which Trump has also targeted, account for about 2% of world trade, according to Capital Economics.
Alec Baldwin Returns to Mercilessly Taunt Trump in SNL's Cold Open
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:30
Baldwin, a Democratic activist, received an Emmy award for his running parody past year on Saturday Night Live , or SNL . It was the latest blast in a bitter feud between Trump and Baldwin.
Trump Tariff Call Spooks Wall Street
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:27
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In the United States launched a carrier rocket with a weather satellite
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:18
The ability of the satellite to track winds and hot spots of western wildfires is expected to save lives, Weather.com reported. The launch of the new satellite will be streamed on the FOX31 and Channel 2 Facebook pages.
Chicago Bears: Earth-shattering UCF OLB Shaquem Griffin is a flawless fit
Mar 05, 2018 - 01:15
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Sacked Google employee files lawsuit against company citing bias
Mar 04, 2018 - 05:01
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