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2010: The Ogden Show

Wednesday could be the day voters in SD-5 find out whether Steve Ogden has changed his mind about getting out of the Legislature. Maybe.

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Wednesday could be the day voters in SD-5 find out whether Steve Ogden has changed his mind about getting out of the Legislature. Maybe. The Bryan Republican said in September that 20 years is enough. But the favorite to succeed him — Rep. Dan Gattis, R-Georgetown — dropped out of the race and said Ogden has changed his mind. That was on Sunday, and the words have died in the air: Ogden hasn't confirmed, denied, or even commented. Staffers say that could happen on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Republicans in Williamson County have a case of the willies. Ben Bius, the only Republican who is saying out loud that he wants to be senator, is from the other end of the district. The WilCo folks had hoped Ogden's replacement — if there is one — would be from their end of the district and not from the East.

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