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Griffin holds an early lead in his bid to replace Lubbock County's Carl Isett.
Rep. Vicki Truitt, R-Southlake, was holding off three primary challengers in early returns, trying to stay out of a runoff as she defends a seat she's held since 1999.
Hank Gilbert maintains a sizable lead over Kinky Friedman with nearly half of votes counted.
After early returns, Sergio Muñoz Jr. leads opponent Sandra Rodriguez in his bid to replace embattled state Rep. Ismael "Kino" Flores in HD-36.
Linda Chavez-Thompson announces victory over Ronnie Earle and Marc Katz in the race for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. The winner of that contest will face incumbent Republican David Dewhurst in November.
The El Paso state representative, who's in hard-fought primary today, got into a verbal sparring match on live radio with a reporter.
Some losing candidates in today's primary election could have one last chance to win — provided they meet one of three criteria.
National Journal says she's more conservative than Alexander, Hatch, Murkowski, and a few others but less conservative than the vast majority of her colleagues.
Just in time for election day comes the release of a Farouk Shami-themed hip-hop song from the official campaign. This is not a parody.
In a midnight move before tomorrow’s election, 10th Court of Appeals Justice Felipe Reyna fired the opening salvos of a defamation lawsuit against a Longview doctor and two political action committees supporting his GOP primary opponent, Al Scoggins.
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