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On resign to run

The TL;dr version of this is “No one ever said the Elections Code was fair”. John Whitmire’s plans┬áhave been clear since November: He is running for re-election to the state Senate, and he also is running for mayor. If all … Continue reading

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Flynn officially on HD138 primary ballot

Score two for formerly-booted candidates. In mediation last Friday, [candidate Josh Flynn and the Harris County Republican Party] agreed that Flynn would appear on the upcoming primary ballot [for HD138]. [HCRP Chair Paul] Simpson said in a statement that he … Continue reading

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Flynn stays on GOP primary ballot for now

There’s still litigation to come, but I think he’s got a good case and will probably win. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has weighed in on a lawsuit accusing the Harris County Republican Party of improperly declaring a candidate for … Continue reading

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Another “resign to run” question

Reply hazy, ask again. A state law that deems certain officeholders ineligible for the Legislature is raising questions about whether Texas House candidate Josh Flynn is allowed to run for the seat while keeping his current position as a Harris … Continue reading

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Resign to run has kicked in for Council members

Another change that our new term limits law has wrought. Houston elected officials who become a candidate for another elected office are now automatically required to resign their current seat, uncharted territory for city officeholders who previously had not been … Continue reading

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