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"...Houston police Chief (formerly Austin Chief) Art Acevedo blasted GOP Sens. Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz for..."

Dec. 13, 2019 News Feature

What You Need to Know About U.S. Senate and House Races in Texas
Early voting in Texas starts Feb. 18, 2020. Here's the view from atop your Texas primary ballot.
"...Three-term GOP incumbent John Cornyn faces Dallas investment manager Mark Yancey..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Election Ticker: Noises From the Primary
The latest on local and state races
"...doing "zero." As of Dec. 4, Roy has no GOP opponent. ... His most likely Democratic opponent, former state..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

March 2020 Election Ticker
Noises from the primary
"...accountable for abusing the power of the presidency." Targeted GOP incumbents include TX-21's Chip Roy of Dripping Springs and..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Former Austin Council Candidate Vexes Another Election
Dallas bond held up by Laura Pressley
"...election contest lawsuit against the DCCCD, filed by former GOP sheriff candidate Kirk Launius, who told D Magazine of..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County & City of Austin Election 2019: Final Results
City propositions go down; Expo Center wins voters’ hearts
"...of the vote in the race to succeed retired GOP Rep. John Zerwas; she'll face the top Republican finisher,..."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

AFSCME Local Fires Up for 2020 Campaigns
Nina Turner, Greg Casar, MJ Hegar headline VOTE event
"...far apart on most issues. Siegel (running to challenge GOP incumbent Michael McCaul) and Cisneros (whose South Texas TX-28..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Prop B Campaigns Exchange Charges of Being "Republican"
As election day nears both sides of the debate trade barbs
"...several times to provide some reviewable clarification of these GOP donors, UA eventually replied with the following list: “Members..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Texas Republicans in Search of [GOP] Voters
The RPT doesn’t spend ALL its energies purging likely Dems
"...Should you receive a text from “Alex” of the..."

Oct. 31, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Election Ticker: Down to the Wire
What you need to know before voting on Nov. 5
"...($9,000, in two increments), and retired investor and frequent GOP contributor John Markham Green ($20,000, in two increments). Green's..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Winter Is Coming! Embrace the Cold as Night King Greg Abbott.
The Texas governor (dis)graces the Chronicle’s annual Halloween mask cover
"...3) Don't forget to poke the eyes out, as..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Features Feature

Texas Dems Set Their Eyes on the 2020 Prize
Their goal: Flip the state House of Representatives
"...nearly as well known as you'd expect for a GOP lifer who's high up in Senate leadership – but..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council Ready to Move on From Camping Ban
"Council made a decision, and it's time for us to move past the divisiveness in the community"
"...resume after being abruptly halted in March. Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak said the new rules were "marginally..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Headlines
"...his term and speakership. His announcement said that 43 GOP colleagues – including his brother Greg, R-Friendswood – had..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature

Congressional Campaign Fundraising [UPDATE]
Senate and House candidates late-posted dollars
"...TX-17 notes: Kennedy, who lost to GOP incumbent Bill Flores (retiring) in 2018, is the sole..."

Oct. 17, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Austin at Large: We Have Had It With That Guy
Republicans, come get your bros. Dems, get out your voters.
"...malfunctioning white men with guns who now drive the GOP party bus are casually and happily putting the rest..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Chronicle Endorsements for the November 5 Election
"...would already require statewide voter approval thanks to previous GOP tub-thumping on this issue, despite it being a more..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Headlines
"...Sessions Served: National sources report former GOP Congressman Pete Sessions – who recently announced he'd move..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature

Secret Dennis Bonnen Recording Released, Confirms Quid Pro Quo
GOP House speaker put on blast by right-wing lobby group Empower Texans
"...Scorecard (previously denied by the House) for help targeting GOP incumbents in next year’s primary race during a June..."

Oct. 15, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Congressional Hopeful Pete Sessions Tangled Up in Ukraine
D.C. bust connects foreign hustlers, Giuliani, and “Congressman-1”
"...Recently, defeated GOP Congressman Pete Sessions went shopping for a new political..."

Oct. 10, 2019 News Post by Michael King

GOP’s Pete Sessions Announces for TX-17
Defeated congressman to run for vacated Flores seat

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Headlines
"...detail the baroque history of DeLay's autocratic imposition of GOP-dominated congressional maps for a decade. "The danger to democracy..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature

GOP's Pete Sessions Announces for TX-17
Defeated congressman to run for vacated Flores seat
"...That appears to be the new motto of former GOP Congressman Pete Sessions. Defeated in 2018 for his TX-32..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Julián Castro, Women of Color, and Texas 2020
The path toward turning the state blue
"...Trump in 2016, was also at TribFest with her GOP counterpart, Tom Emmer of Minnesota, in a panel that..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Quote of the Week
"...Eckhardt at the Texas Tribune Festival, explaining why state GOP leaders might look askance at a local Austin tree..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Column

Homelessness in Austin Becomes a Political Game
Abbott threatens Adler: “Clean up the streets,” or else
"...claims. The section echoes the unfounded fearmongering spewed by GOP politicos here, rather than the more reasonable approach the..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Nancy Pelosi Brings Down the House at TribFest
Speaker talks impeachment, turning Texas blue in 2020
"...herself and Trump, and even more so with the GOP in Congress - “They’ve been around longer, and they’ve..."

Sept. 29, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas Dems Fired Up, Ready to Go in Congressional Races
Four top prospects bring Big Blue Energy to TribFest
"...willing to get even a bit complacent, and dismiss GOP claims that the Dems' 2018 numbers were artificially inflated..."

Sept. 28, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

TribFest Panels Debate if the Texas House Is in Play
Looking at suburban battlegrounds and urban firestorms
"...Is the Texas House in play? Is the Texas GOP in crisis? Are America's cities doomed to suffer the..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

U.S. Rep Will Hurd Walks the Purple Line at Trib Fest
Outbound GOP rep tells opening-night crowd: "Texas is a jump ball."
"...not run for re-election kicked off a "Texodus" of GOP incumbents that may not be over yet – distanced..."

Sept. 26, 2019 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

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