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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman

2012 Primary Election Candidates: The List

Our list of 2012 primary candidates, to which we are adding the latest filings to the major political parties as they become available. It's got the Statewides, the State Board of Education, the Texas delegation to Congress and the Legislature, all based on the maps put in place by federal judges in San Antonio. If the maps change, and the filings change, we'll change, too.

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Erik Hersman

Updated: 2012 Primary Election Candidates List

We've updated our list of 2012 primary candidates, adding the latest filings to the major political parties. Candidates for Congress, the Texas House and Texas Senate are filing under political maps that are still the subject of federal court fights.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Bob Daemmrich

The 2012 Elections, Off to a Stumbling Start

Candidates began filing for the March 6 primary elections Monday, while the Texas attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block legislative and congressional maps drawn by a San Antonio court — even if it means delaying some primaries to May 22.

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TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Root and Tan on the restoration of the Governor's Mansion and on the Perrys' expensive replacement digs, E. Smith's TribLive interview with three freshman legislators in El Paso, M. Smith on tough financial standards for local school districts, Ramshaw and Murphy on Texas docs paid by drug companies, yours truly on new congressional and legislative redistricting maps, Hamilton on the biggest competitive endeavor in Brownsville's schools and Aguilar on how border mayors feel about military equipment in their cities: The best of our best content from November 21 to 25, 2011.

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