Tag: incumbent

Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of...

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East coast victories for LGBT candidates

While we’re waiting here in Houston for the results of today’s municipal elections the Victory Fund reports of victories for LGBT candidates on the East coast where polls closed an hour earlier than Texas. State Del....

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HISD trustee distributes anti-gay flier

Houston Independent School District Trustee Manuel Rodriquez Jr. is under fire for an anti-gay flyer attacking his opponent, Ramiro Fonseca. Both seek the HISD District III seat held by Rodriquez. Rodriquez’s flyer attacks...

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Griggs knocks off Neumann in District 3

With 52 of 56 precincts reporting, challenger Scott Griggs leads incumbent Dave Neumann in the District 3 Dallas City Council race. Griggs, endorsed by both Stonewall Democrats and the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, appears...

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FEEDBACK: Looking at District 14

Looking at District 14 This spring’s Dallas City Council District 14 race should draw our community into the voting booth in far greater numbers than any prior municipal election. Angela Hunt, the incumbent, announced Feb. 9...

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Hunt draws another challenger in District 14

Chad Lasseter IT Sales professional says differences of opinion with council incumbent led to candidacy DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Chad Lasseter said this week that he decided to run for the District 14...

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Franko running in District 14

4 candidates have started campaigns in Oak Lawn district; still no definite word from Hunt on mayoral candidacy TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Vernon C. Franko is one of four candidates who have already...

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Election 2010 • Novotny loses bid to unseat Kern

Brittney Novotny lost her bid to become a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives in midterm elections Tuesday, Nov. 2. Out of 8,600 ballots cast, Novotny, who is transgender, received about 35 percent of the vote. Her...

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Tonya Parker on way to making history

Tonya Parker Out lesbian candidate Tonya Parker appears well on her way to making history tonight. Parker, a Democrat who’s running for the 116 Judicial District seat, would be the first openly LGBT person elected judge in...

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Gov. Rick Perry links job creation, gay marriage

We’ve commented here repeatedly about how Texas Republicans — and most notably Gov. Rick Perry — have been largely avoiding LGBT issues so far this election cycle. But obviously Perry hasn’t completely forgotten...

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