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 2006 US Senate election in Texas

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In the days before Tuesday's primary elections in Texas, the race for the Republican nomination for judge (in effect, the chief executive) of Bastrop ... He had been active in local politics for a decade--he had once been a county commissioner, and his wife holds an elected office, too--and in his campaign he liked to criticize ...
Former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar easily won the Democratic nomination in the race for the 16th Congressional District seat Tuesday, avoiding a primary runoff on her way to becoming Texas' first Latina in Congress. Even before all the election day ballots were counted, Escobar had received ...

Peter Roskam, who came into Congress during the Democratic wave of 2006, may face a tight race in his Clinton-won district of Chicago's west suburbs. A loss for Rep. ... Bob Casey could face a tough re-election if Republicans raise enough money and run a strong campaign in the commonwealth.
And in 2017's other big Democratic upset, the special Senate election in Alabama, Republicans were yoked to a wildly controversial candidate who hated ... election in Pennsylvania Trump Country a week from today, after party-affiliated groups spent more than $9 million on a race that should be a "gimme.
(CNN) Democrats were hoping to make a statement in the Texas primary, but Tuesday night's turnout numbers make it pretty clear that Texas is still a ... both the US House and Senate, but Republicans easily won the major statewide races in Texas, including the governorship and a US Senate election.
Now, this month kicks off the 2018 election season, with Texas and Illinois primaries, plus more than a dozen filing deadlines when candidates must ..... Whitmer previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006 and as state senator from 2006 to 2015, where she led her party.

Until we get more surveys in the race, it's a little difficult to assess what exactly the polling is saying. Just remember that the January to June polling average before the election in Senate races from 2006 to 2014 had an average error of 6.8 percentage points, and a 14 point lead translates into winning 95% ...
More members of the U.S. House of Representatives are choosing not to seek re-election to that body than at any time in the past quarter-century ... Of the 53 representatives who've chosen not to seek re-election to the House this November, 20 are running for other offices instead - 11 for the U.S. Senate, ...
Uresti, D-San Antonio, could exercise his right under Texas law to keep his Senate seat until the appeals of his convictions are exhausted, a process that ... Flores, who helped Uresti run his successful 1997 campaign for the House told the San Antonio Express News last week, "We teach them ethics here.
Reason: In the past, certainly 2006 and 2013, which were the big previous run-ups to an attempt at a comprehensive immigration reform--and who knows if .... I presume, without having done the research, that this will be the most expensive Senate race in 2018, just because Texas is big and it's a big prize, ...
On the campaign trail, Trump said he envisioned a wall from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf Coast, but has since backtracked slightly and conceded some areas of the border are not suited for a wall. Some Texas Republicans, including U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep Will Hurd of Helotes, have offered ...
More Democratic voters than Republicans have cast ballots ahead of next month's primary elections in Texas, in what some party officials interpret as a ... and the last midterm year in which Democratic early voting beat Republican early voting, 2006, Democrats won back two U.S. House seats in Texas.
When he ran for the Senate in 2006, he told Tennesseans that he couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms because he has always been drawn to ... campaign made clear she wasn't going anywhere even if the incumbent did decide to run again -- and argued that efforts to push her out of the race ...
Even if 2018 is a wave election for Democrats, Republicans could still come out holding on to Nevada's governor's mansion, where Sandoval remains ... Still, a Democratic victory is far from certain, and former Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz and 2006 Senate nominee Ned Lamont are competing in a ...
The 2018 election officially began on Tuesday with the first day of early voting ahead of Texas' March 6th primaries. Evidently, a lot of ... That makes some sense--there's an expensive state house of representatives race in the county and an open Republican-leaning congressional district. But what's more ...
Mr. Cruz is seen as safer than, say, Dean Heller, Nevada's Republican senator, or the seats in Arizona and Tennessee that are being vacated by incumbents. .... The number of college-educated residents in the state increased by 20 percent from 2006 to 2016, according to Lloyd Potter, the Texas state ...
Gary Herbert, who has been elected three times, the first time in a special election to replace John Huntsman, who resigned to become ambassador to China. The only ... As a result, he was able to parlay his popularity as governor into an easy victory in a U.S. Senate race in 2010. ... Meanwhile, Texas Gov.

On the campaign trail, Trump said he envisioned a wall from the Pacific Ocean to the gulf Coast, but has since backtracked slightly and conceded some areas of the border are not suited for a wall. Some Texas Republicans, including U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, and U.S. Rep Will Hurd of Helotes, have offered ...
More Democratic voters than Republicans have cast ballots ahead of next month's primary elections in Texas, in what some party officials interpret as a ... and the last midterm year in which Democratic early voting beat Republican early voting, 2006, Democrats won back two U.S. House seats in Texas.
When he ran for the Senate in 2006, he told Tennesseans that he couldn't imagine serving for more than two terms because he has always been drawn to ... campaign made clear she wasn't going anywhere even if the incumbent did decide to run again -- and argued that efforts to push her out of the race ...
Uresti was re-elected to a third term in November 2016 with 56 percent of the vote and is not up for election until 2020. A personal injury attorney, Uresti spent a decade in the Texas House before winning election to the District 19 Senate seat in 2006. He took notes at times and scanned the courtroom, but ...
Mr. Cruz is seen as safer than, say, Dean Heller, Nevada's Republican senator, or the seats in Arizona and Tennessee that are being vacated by incumbents. .... The number of college-educated residents in the state increased by 20 percent from 2006 to 2016, according to Lloyd Potter, the Texas state ...
Linn's Florida campaign with the Reform and Democratic parties came at a time when he was at loggerheads with the Florida Republican Party. When Linn ran for governor of Florida in 2006 as the candidate of the Reform Party, created by Texas billionaire Ross Perot in 1992 as a vehicle for his longshot ...
The 2018 election officially began on Tuesday with the first day of early voting ahead of Texas' March 6th primaries. Evidently, a lot of ... That makes some sense--there's an expensive state house of representatives race in the county and an open Republican-leaning Congressional district. But what's more ...
Not only would Trump be president, but the Senate remained in ... from losing the state attorney general race in 2010: Losing sucks. .... Campaign Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee -- are faring better. ... authorizing a $5 million transfer of D.N.C. funds to Senate election efforts.
His campaign also told AL.com on Tuesday that Moore and the White ... from four senators, including Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas as well as ... Moore said in 2006 following that election that Ellison should not be ...
On Wednesday, the Senate and House intelligence committees will hold ... and Russian efforts to sow racial and social discord during the 2016 race. ... Google first established a Political Action Committee in 2006, with facebook ... Since then, however, they've ramped up their giving each election cycle, ...
GOP senator breaks with Roy Moore over Muslims serving in Congress ... (R-Texas) said on Monday that he disagrees with Alabama Senate candidate ... who is the GOP nominee for the Alabama Senate race after defeating Sen. ... In 2006, Moore took issue with Ellison becoming the first Muslim elected to ...
In November 2006, a house fire claimed the life of the man credited ... His efforts, through legislation with the Texas Senate and the House of ...
We're still more than a year out from the election so it's impossible to know ... That all has Republicans increasingly worried about their grip on the House and Senate. ... Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican, said Friday, referencing the historic ... The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which is the ...
H., announced she would not seek re-election to a congressional seat that has ... Republican Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman Matt .... In the 2006 wave elections, Democrats picked up 31 seats in the ... One shocker, and possible harbinger: Polling in this year's Alabama Senate race has ...
Texas nominee for federal court at odds with Trump on birthright citizenship ... again in the Green Bag in 2006; for the Register in 2007; the Wall Street Journal ... Trump, who came out during his presidential campaign against birthright .... nominees before officially submitting their nominations to the Senate.
Texas Republican John Cornyn, whose past immigration work has earned him ... But as a senator from a state where both the Deferred Action for Childhood ... In his 2014 re-election campaign, he energetically courted the state's Latino ... In 2006 and 2013 immigration reform efforts, Cornyn spoke favorably ...
Don Willett has a job -- he's a justice on the Texas Supreme Court. ... That federal job won't be his until the U.S. Senate says it's his. ... an unexpectedly close general election in 2006, with 51.05 percent ... The U.S. Supreme Court says it's okay for states to bar judges from raising their own campaign cash.
He waved a gun at an election eve campaign rally, lacked support ... He ran for governor of Alabama in 2006 and 2010, but both times ... U.S. Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas and the ... In the Republican primary runoff race, Trump endorsed Strange, who had been appointed by former Gov.
When Abbott announced his re-election campaign in July, ... Considering the fact that a Democrat hasn't won a Texas gubernatorial race since before this .... for the U.S. Senate in 2008, and for governor in 2006 and in 2014.
12 special general election, which was precipitated by President ... As Liz Mair, a Republican campaign operative, said on twitter: "Alabama Senate race [is] an .... the 2006 and 2010 Republican gubernatorial primaries, the correlation .... when Texas became the first state to employ a true runoff for Senate ...
Columbia candidate for U.S. Senate receives $4M vote of confidence .... Herald last month he has not decided whether to run for re-election. ... Ogles' campaign cannot coordinate the effort with Beaman or ... Ted Cruz [from Texas] and Sen. ... race with Corker for the GOP Senate nomination in 2006, and he ...
Unlike in the Texas U.S. Senate race -- in which Democrats have recruited ... who has promised to spend several million dollars on his campaign, and .... a Republican governor sought re-election -- in 2006, when Democrats ...
Ted Cruz, R-Texas, warned that Republicans could lose big in 2018 if they don't get ... The Washington Post on Friday listed the Missouri Senate race as the ... Michael Palmer, the director of i360, the Koch brothers' campaign data ... McCaskill first won her Senate seat in 2006 in a Democratic wave year, ...
Austin, Texas (AP) -- The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed ... has fallen from more than 82,000 in 2006 to around 54,300 in 2015.
... is moving ahead with the president's campaign promise to build a "big, beautiful ... The Texas Observer reported that the government has been secretly planning ... It's a familiar battle for Herweck -- she also fought against the 2006 ... wall, but it's unclear whether the U.S. Senate will accept that measure.
A few months later, Senate Democrats followed suit, spending 46 days in ... Court, where, in 2006, the high court considered but rejected claims that the ... an additional 3.76 seats in Congress. in the election of November 2002 over ... In short, in a state where voting is increasingly polarized by race, racial ...
Steinhauser was U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's campaign manager and is himself a Republican precinct chairman. ... And, Texas Democrats are "energized in a way I haven't seen since 2006," Steinhauser said. ... Hurd got yet another Democratic challenger for re-election in Texas' swing 23rd Congressional ...
Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) and Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) ... The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will defend Donnelly, ... Several Democrats pointed to 2006 and 2008, when Democrats made ...
During the 2015-2016 election season, Ukrainian-born billionaire Leonid "Len" ... collecting $2.5 million for his GOP Senate Leadership Fund under the ... leaders who took Blavatnik's money during the 2016 presidential campaign. ... According to the Associated Press, starting in 2006, Deripaska made ...
4, 2014, a flamboyant two-term state senator from Houston and ... the state's lieutenant governor-elect, with early election results showing Dan ... following his successful 2014 campaign for lieutenant governor. .... Patrick ran for a Senate seat in 2006 and won easily on a promise to curb property tax growth.
After three days of weekend hearings, the Texas Senate on Monday began to debate ... Most of that money goes toward offsetting revenue lost in 2006. ... The bill would also move rollback elections to the uniform election date in November ...
Currently, a rollback election is triggered when the tax rate increases 8 ... The Senate approved a property tax restriction measure Monday that ... Since 2006, he said, Dallas has raised its tax rate by 5 percent only five times.
GOP senators in last-ditch try to rescue health care bill ... by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn Texas, leave the White House in Washington, Wednesday, ... W. Bush's Republicans lost 30 seats and their advantage in 2006. Re-election bids by GOP incumbents would get even tougher if the Republican-led ...


 

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