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.