Tag: runoff

Incumbants fair poorly in runoff election

We now have results from all precincts: District A Helena Brown: 55% Brenda Stardig: 45% District B Alvin Byrd: 49% Jerry Davis: 51% Place 2: Kristi Thibaut 49.9% Andrew Burks 50.2% Place 5 Jack Christie  54% Jo Jones  46% Both...

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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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Fort Worth LGBT mayoral forum is Wednesday

Fort Worth mayoral runoff candidates Jim Lane and Betsy Price will attend a forum Wednesday evening sponsored by Fairness Fort Worth and the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce Fairness Fort Worth and the North Texas GLBT...

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Low turnout could amplify gay vote

Dallas mayoral candidates make final pitch to LGBTs MORE ELECTION COVERAGE: COMMUNITY SPLIT OVER DISTRICT 14 RACE FORT WORTH ELECTION ROUNDUP JOHN WRIGHT | Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com With turnout expected to be dismal...

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Ed Oakley: ‘What is [Tom Leppert] smoking?’

Ed Oakley is shown alongside Tom Leppert during a runoff debate in 2007. Turns out we aren’t the only ones concerned about the potential negative impact of Tom Leppert’s gay-loving past on his bid for the Republican...

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Business Week on Annise Parker, lesbian

Annise Parker at Dallas Pride. Business Week ran a story this week about Houston Mayor Annise Parker. She told the magazine that when she first started running for office, it was as if “lesbian” was her last name....

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Gonzalez leading Chavez in Texas House race

Back on April 4, John Wright pointed out here on Instant Tea the gay-baiting going on in the Democratic Primary runof race in District 76 between incumbent Rep. Norma Chavez and challenger Naomi Gonzalez, where Chavez decided to...

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Dallas could elect 1st gay judge

Judicial candidates John Loza, Tonya Parker among 4 LGBTs running in local races in 2010 By John Wright | News Editor wright@dallasvoice.com IN THE RUNNING | Dallas County District Clerk Gary Fitzsimmons, clockwise from top...

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