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2024 Texas Elections

Tom Oliverson announces he is challenging Dade Phelan for Texas House speakership

Oliverson, one of Phelan’s committee chairmen, said the speaker has lost the confidence of the Republican caucus.

State Rep. Tom Oliverson, R-Cypress, announces his candidacy for Texas House speakership during a press conference Thursday, March 21, 2024, in Austin.

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Politics State government Dade Phelan Tom Oliverson