For those of us outside Texas, what is now going on with the Senate race? Is there a primary there also? I take it KBH cannot run in November for Senate? Is that special election to fill her seat off the table?
The little snippets of news do not seem to fit together.
There is no Senate race in Texas this year unless and until KBH resigns her Senate seat. This seat is up in 2012. If KBH does resign, Perry would backfill the seat with a conservative, such as Michael Williams. I believe TX law requires that he face the voters for the 2-year window this November.
There is no Senate race in Texas this year.
Per my copy of the Rebublican “sample ballot” for my area is:
US Representative District 11:
Mike Conaway (incumbent)
State Representative District 54: (non contested)
Jimmie Don Aycock
Other items on the ballot that might be of interest to you:
Supreme Court Justice Place 3:
Supreme Court Place 9:
Prop 1: Require Photo ID to vote
Prop 2: Controlling Govt Growth
Prop 3: Cutting Federal Income Taxes
Prop 4: Public Acknowledgment of God at public gathering sand public education institutions and gov’t. buildings an properties.
Prop 5: Sonograms required before any unnecessary, elective abortion.
KBH isn’t up for re-election this year...but she has said she is retiring one way or the other. We shall see.