Rick Green

Politics & Policy |
April 19, 2010

How Lehrmann won

I have been looking at the voting numbers in the race for Supreme Court, Place 3, in which Lehrmann defeated Green. This was a classic race of New Texas versus Old Texas, rural versus urban and suburban. Green carried 149 counties to Lehrmann’s 83. (Yes, I know. This does not…

Politics & Policy |
April 13, 2010

Lehrman defeats Green

This was an odd race. Lehrman led by 10,000 votes early and 12,000 votes late. She won all of the counties in the Metroplex media market, though the margins weren’t overwhelming. Green won Harris County by 5,000 votes, which was the only reason the race was as close as it…

Politics & Policy |
April 12, 2010

One last look at tomorrow’s runoffs

All of these runoffs except one involve Republicans. Please note that I am still adding to these reports. Texas Supreme Court, Place 3 Former legislator Rick Green vs. Fort Worth district judge Debra Lehrmann I want to be fair and balanced about this. Even though Green has no judicial experience…

Politics & Policy |
March 4, 2010

Can the Democrats win a statewide race?

I have expressed my opinion on many occasions that the Democrats don’t have a chance to win a statewide race, aside from Bill White, in this election cycle. But some unexpected developments might prove me wrong. Their best shot is Jeff Weems, who is running for the Railroad Commission. This…