Tag Archives: politics

MCCAUL WANTS MEXICAN DRUG LORD EXTRADICTED

Congressman Michael McCaul wants  a        Mexican drug lord to be turned over the U.S. law enforcement. .   McCaul, chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, says drug kingpin Joaquin…

STEADY STREAM FOR WEEKEND EARLY VOTING

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports a steady stream of voters cast early ballots during weekend early voting at the courthouse annex. Rothermel said 151 cast ballots and the stream…

SLOW EARLY VOTING

Just over 1400 voters have cast their ballots in early voting for the Texas primary in Washington County, as of Wednesday. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports the 1384 people…

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY

Early voting concludes today (Friday)  for the March 4th Texas primary.  Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports that on Thursday 301 people cast ballots in the Republican primary in the…

TEXAS DEMOCRATS WILL NOT SUPPORT ONE SENATE CANDIDATE

At the top of each primary ballot is a pledge to support the nominee of the party.  The Chair of the Texas Democratic Party may have some second thoughts about…

PRIMARY VOTING TODAY

Some blustery cold and wet weather will be greeting Texas voters today (Tuesday) as the Lone Star State has the first primary this election year.  There  are some closely watched races….

LANDFILL CONTROVERSY DRIVES WALLER COUNTY JUDGES RACE

There are hotly contested races for county judge in several area counties during today’s(Tuesday’s) primary election. The ongoing controversy over a proposed landfill near Hempstead in Waller County means there…

WASHINGTON COUNTY VOTERS LARGELY AGREE WITH STATE VOTERS

Washington County voters voted for governor, comptroller, attorney general and lieutenant governor as did the rest of the state Tuesday.   For the most part, county voters agreed, but with some…

AREA COUNTY JUDGE RACES

Several area counties had contested races for county judge. Long time incumbent Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski is stepping down at the end of this term.  There was a six…

WRONG ELECTION NIGHT COUNTING IN AUSTIN COUNTY

The election night vote totals from Austin County were wrong for the March 4th primary eleand it took well over a week before the correct results to be reported. Austin…