Carter Drops Out of Railroad Commission Race

State Rep. Stefani Carter, R-Dallas, is abandoning her Texas Railroad Commission bid, deciding instead to seek a third term in the House District 102 seat she first won in 2010.

Carter raised $15,083 during the three months ending Aug. 25. By comparison, Malachi Boyuls, a political neophyte in that same race, raised $242,961 during the same period. 

They are hardly alone in that crowded race. Candidates won’t officially file to get on the ballot until next month (that period goes from Nov. 9 to Dec. 9), but Carter was one of eight candidates, including seven Republicans, who ...

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