The former Dallas County sheriff, our second runner-up, ran the worst gubernatorial campaign in Texas since the last time a Democrat went up against Greg Abbott.
The Republican calls for unity in Texas in his victory speech.
Early voting in Texas for this year’s midterms begins Monday; these are some of the races in Texas generating the most buzz.
In their only debate, Valdez was often the aggressor, but could not force any Abbott errors.
Trailing badly, this may be Valdez’s best shot at changing the dynamics in her challenge to Republican Governor Abbott.
She made history by becoming the first Latina nominated by a major political party to run for governor of Texas. Will that historic moment become nothing more than a footnote?
What may be more troubling for Democrats is that half of the state’s voters still don’t know much about the two standard-bearers.
The former Dallas County sheriff will take on the formidable and formidably funded Greg Abbott in November.
Ethnic politics has been an undeniable factor in the Democratic race to replace Republican Governor Greg Abbott.
The governor’s race gets the attention, but the undercard may be more important this year.
The toughest opponent Lupe Valdez has for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination is herself.
More than half of those in a new survey lack an opinion of Beto O’Rourke, but he’s still tied with Cruz.
Just like the Texas debate over White and Valdez, national Democrats argue centrism versus liberal progressive policies.
Bitter argument leads former Texas first lady Linda Gale White to defend her son’s record.
After the Houston GLBT Political Caucus and two major newspapers endorse centrist Andrew White, some question support for Lupe Valdez.
The two campaigns have launched—kind of. Both are long shots to have any real effect on the state.