Republican David Spiller has won the special election runoff to represent a swath of West Texas and the Panhandle in the Texas House. He will replace Drew Springer, R- Muenster, who was elected to the state Senate in December.
In a filing to the high court Tuesday, Paxton claims the four battleground states broke the law by instituting pandemic-related changes to election policies, whether “through executive fiat or friendly lawsuits, thereby weakening ballot integrity.”
“As much as the country would like to move on from this election, it would be unwise to accept any outcome before recounts are final and it has been examined by the courts and determined to be fair and accurate,” Arrington said.
But 2020 proved another disappointment for the state’s minority party as Republicans remained dominant in Texas, appearing poised to maintain victories in all statewide offices and both chambers of the Legislature.
Flores got 57 percent of the votes, which was 7,496 in favor of him. Shaw got 5,761 votes which was 43 percent of the vote. Flores says if he wins, he will focus on tackling the challenges that come with re-districting.
A three-judge panel on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a 2017 state law ending the popular one-punch option — and admonished a lower court judge for trying to bring the practice back so soon before early voting starts Oct. 13.
Michael Bob Starr recently retired as 7th Bomb Wing Commander at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene. Starr graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy and has a degree from the Harvard JFK School of Government. Starr describes himself as a Conservative who entered the CD 19 Race due to the inability of politicians in Washington to deliver results on critical issues like border and national security.
Glen Robertson was raised in Lubbock and is currently the Mayor of Lubbock. He attended Texas Tech University. His current business endeavors include a public warehousing operation specializing in agricultural products, commercial and residential real estate projects, and a cattle ranch in Post. Robertson describes himself as a Christian, Constitutional Conservative, and ardent pro-life Republican.
DeRenda Warren lives in Smyer. She has degrees from Texas Tech University and from the Methodist School of Nursing. She is a medical administrator in the long-term car industry. She describes herself as a concerned citizen, mother, and grandmother who wants to ensure that future generations have the same opportunity to achieve and prosper that she did.
Jason Corley lives in Slaton. He's a graduate of West Texas A&M University and currently works as a safety superintendent in the oil and energy sector. Corley describes himself as a Conservative and a Christian.
John C. Key graduated from Monterey High School, and has degrees from Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University. He served on active duty with the U.S. Army at Walter Reed in Washington, D.C. and also in Panama. He established Key Animal Clinic in Lubbock. Key says he's "very concerned about the out of control debt problem we are leaving our children."
Greg Garrett grew up in Lubbock and attended Lubbock Christian University. Garrett is the President and CEO of Platinum Bank and is also a realtor. He describes himself as a lifelong conservative who believes in limited government, fiscal responsibility, individual liberty, a secure border, and a strong national defense.