Outgoing Texas Democratic Chairman Highlights Victories

HOUSTON — Texas Democratic Party Chairman Boyd Richie said Thursday during his final convention as the party’s leader that despite his disappointment in being unable to propel a candidate to victory in a statewide race during his six-year tenure, the party should still reflect on the significant milestones it has accomplished.

He said the victories included winning an injunction that kept former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom Delay’s name on the ballot when he was indicted on money laundering charges. Richie said that resulted in Democrat Nick Lampson’s 2006 victory in the race.

Richie also cited winning ...

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