Dan Patrick http://hppr.org en Runoff maps reveal low Texas voter turnout http://hppr.org/post/runoff-maps-reveal-low-texas-voter-turnout <p>The primary runoffs are history in the Lone Star State, and maps from the <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/05/29/runoff-draws-lower-turnout-march-primary/?utm_source=texastribune.org&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed">Texas Tribune</a> reveal voter turnout was pretty low.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>For example, in the race for lieutenant governor only 3.5 percent of registered Texas voters earned State Sen. Dan Patrick the Republican nomination.</p><p></p><p>David Alameel won the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate with 1 percent of voters.</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 32519 at http://hppr.org Runoff maps reveal low Texas voter turnout Texas: Republican Lt. Gov. Candidate accepts debate challenge to talk immigration http://hppr.org/post/texas-republican-lt-gov-candidate-accepts-debate-challenge-talk-immigration <p></p><p>With the Texas May primary run-off looming overhead, a Republican lieutenant governor candidate is being held-- feet to the fire.&nbsp; Rep. Dan Patrick answered the social media challenge of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, where Castro called the senator the&nbsp;“most anti-immigrant Republican running for office,” according to a <a href="https://www.texastribune.org/2014/04/15/patrick-castro-exchange-blows-over-immigration/">recent article from The Texas Tribune.</a></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 30834 at http://hppr.org Texas: Republican Lt. Gov. Candidate accepts debate challenge to talk immigration Lt. Gov. Candidates Debate in Dallas http://hppr.org/post/lt-gov-candidates-debate-dallas <p></p><p>The four Republican candidates for lieutenant governor debated this week in Dallas. &nbsp;They took on end-of-life issues and border security, but there wasn’t much to distinguish one from another on policy according to <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/01/28/lt-gov-candidates-spar-in-dallas-debate/?utm_source=texastribune.org&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed&amp;utm_reader=feedly">The Texas Tribune</a>.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 27275 at http://hppr.org Lt. Gov. Candidates Debate in Dallas