.. that a Houston Democratic precinct chair and oil and gas lawyer named Jeff Weems is running for the Railroad Commission seat currently held by Republican Victor Carrillo. This leads me to ask this question: Who will be the first Democrat to announce for statewide office that anyone has actually heard of? I think the answer is going to be: Kinky Friedman.
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