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Election 2000
Chronicle Election Preview
"...of Representatives The current breakdown in the House is GOP 222, Dems 211, Independents 2...."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature

The Can't-Miss Kid
The Man Behind the W.
"...of the College Republicans, and the chairman of the GOP was an oil man from Texas named George Herbert..."

May 28, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Greg Casar and Eddie Rodriguez Fight for the Progressive Mantle in TX-35
The two candidates race to the left
"...That's because TX-35 has once again morphed in a GOP-controlled redistricting cycle, although the 2021 version has been kinder..."

Feb. 4, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

New Districts Set the Stage for the Politics of the 2020s
The city and state begin to show their work
"...2022 election cycle. Simply put, the problem for the GOP is thus: Texas grew faster than any other state,..."

Sept. 24, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Hey, at Least Trump Lost!
The best news came last in the longest election ever
"...the White House. Right now, the president and his GOP allies are making a great deal of noise, without..."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Chronicle Endorsements
July 14 Primary Run-off Election and Senate District 14 Special Election
"...ran a DIY grassroots campaign that made competitive a GOP-drawn district written off by the national Democratic Party and..."

June 26, 2020 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

March Primary Election Coverage Live Blog
Travis County awaits Super Tuesday election results
"...Davis now takes on incumbent Chip Roy & big GOP money.— Michael King (@PointAustin) March 4, 2020 It..."

March 3, 2020 News Post by News Staff

A Month-by-Month Guide to Election 2020 Madness
From local policy to the national election, we just want you to vote, OK?
"...can expect to hear from them. Is that scammy? GOP "voter fraud!" conspiracists like to say so, although the..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Turning Williamson County a Bluer Shade of Purple
Wading through the new political landscape of the Austin suburbs
"...for former Rep. Mark Strama, who also flipped a GOP seat on the edge of Austin 10 years earlier,..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Run-off Election Results
Winners and losers in the Democratic primary
"...out Vela's voting record (he voted in the 2010 GOP primary). Race also became central when Cole explicitly lobbied..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: The Way Things Are
Another victory for judicial fairness leads to … more discrimination at the polls
" the U.S. Supreme Court, newly fortified by the GOP theft of another seat. The state GOP response to..."

April 14, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Groping Women, Ducking Questions, Fighting Lightweights, Bashing Bonds
Election notes from the city, state, country, and beyond
"...what to do with themselves. When tape emerged of GOP nominee Donald Trump boasting about using his celebrity to..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Wiley Aims for Workman
Travis County GOP rep faces primary challenge
"...Quick word to the wise for Wiley: You come..."

June 19, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...represented by auto dealer, former secretary of state, and GOP fundraiser Roger Williams. It will be an uphill battle..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature

The RNC Has Twitter Issues
GOP asks for policy feedback. Twitter unleashes the trolls.
"...enough day on social media. The RNC, via the @GOP Twitter account, sent out a quick survey link, asking..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Davis Enters Race, Mudslinging Begins
A governor's race with lots of buzz
"...June, when she mounted an 13-hour filibuster against new GOP-authored abortion restrictions. But the roots of her candidacy stretch..."

Oct. 11, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Davis Challenge
The road from Haltom City to Austin
"...front-runner, Attorney General Greg Abbott, who's been waiting his GOP turn for a decade. Does she have a shot?..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Column by Michael King

The Government Shutdown Hits
Affordable Care Act takes effect as Tea Party throttles government
" we're clear, this does nothing to reach the GOP's stated goal of dismantling the Affordable Care Act, aka..."

Oct. 1, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UPDATED: Senate Passes House Bill 2
Rejected amendments, dramatic speeches, and finally a vote
"...– eliminating the so-called "blocker bill" that prevented the GOP majority from getting these regulations through in the regular..."

July 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

UPDATE: Senate Filibuster in Progress
Close to vote on SB5; clock ticking
"...wants to move to close on motion to table. GOP determined to close debate...."

June 25, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Can Dems Flip the Suburbs?
Democratic challengers target two vulnerable Central Texas House districts
"...When the GOP-dominated Legis­lat­ure gerrymandered the state House maps last year, Republicans..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The AggreGAYtor: August 21
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...endorsement for the opposition, Iowa’s Governor promises that the GOP will double-down on anti-gay and anti-choice initiatives if they..."

Aug. 21, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Downballot Details: A Bag of Run-offs
In the downballot races, the GOP has more to consider
"...On the GOP side, there's a bit more up for grabs. Congressional..."

July 20, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Doggett at Risk
Austin's longtime champion is looking for Dem support
"...citizens – had voted in the Demo­cratic primary. (The GOP is at 1.75%, still nothing to brag about.) Hays..."

May 25, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Rick Rolled
Doesn't anybody remember the Rick Perry campaign?
"...Texans that our governor was approaching invisibility in the GOP presidential polls, riding steadily along the margins of "miscellaneous."..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Reclaiming Education: Hoping for Sanity at the SBOE
Will it take a miracle to oust the religious right bloc?
"...Not Crazy" – as what's left of the state GOP's moderate wing tries to reassert itself in these races...."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

And They're Off!
Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders
"...individual candidates and their preparations, he warned that the GOP is "revved up." How revved up became clear in..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Election Update 12/20/09
Earle gets in, Isett out, Miles versus Edwards round three in Houston
"...Dan Gattis, R-Georgetown, that's two major vacancies amongst the GOP power structure on the floor next session. Both incumbents..."

Dec. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 State Stories: Farewell to Ann, fungoo to Cheney
"...ended in the December ouster of Congressional District 23 GOP Rep. Henry Bonilla), but similar re-redistricting against African-Americans in..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Supremes Say DeLay Must Stay on Ballot, Hammer Says Bowing Out
Legal fight between state Republican and Democratic parties screeches to a halt with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's swift rejection of GOP's appeal of previous court rulings to keep DeLay on November ballot
"...The state GOP struck out a third time this week in its..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

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