Austin, TX-- The results of the 2018 midterm in Texas are in and Texas voters delivered the best turnout in 20 years. Texas saw the nation's sixth-highest voter turnout increase but ranks 40/50 in total voter turnout according to data from the United States Elections Project.
Austin, TX-- Today, the Texas Democratic Party extends congratulations to our Project LIFT (Local Investment in the Future of Texas) candidates.
Austin, TX – In case you missed it, Bill Lambert of the Houston Chronicle profiled Joaquin Castro’s new role as head of the Hispanic Caucus.
Austin, TX-- Last week, Ray Myers, a member of the Texas Republican Party’s platform committee, who helped author the party’s values and policies, declared himself a white nationalist via Facebook saying, “Damn Right, I’m a WHITE NATIONALIST and very Proud of it.”
Austin, TX – Last Friday, the State Republican Executive Committee approved a $150,000 salary for chairman James Dickey.
Yesterday, we were deeply saddened to hear the passing of former President George H.W. Bush who served this country with humility, dignity, and courage.
Ahead of 2020 Redistricting, Move for Texas to Go Back Under Federal Preclearance Citing Republican Voter Suppression
Ahead of redistricting in 2020, voters of color, civil rights groups, and Democratic lawmakers are renewing the call to put Texas back under federal preclearance citing multiple findings of discriminatory effect and intent from Texas Republicans.
Austin, TX –Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a frivolous lawsuit against San Antonio for refusing to comply with the Trump Administration’s Deportation Force.
Texas Democratic Party Endorses in Austin, Corpus Christi, Missouri City, and San Marcos local elections
Austin, TX-- Today, the Texas Democratic Party is endorsing a new round of progressive candidates enrolled in our Project LIFT (Local Investment in the Future of Texas) program for the December runoff elections.