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Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Rundown

Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Rundown

AUSTIN, Texas–The Texas grassroots and the Tea Party movement stood out as the clear victors if the Texas Republican Primary Runoff elections of May 27, 2014. Wide margins were the general rule of the evening as nearly all contested seats of power in the Lone Star State were taken by Tea Party picks and favorites. Some of the Breitbart Texas’ election coverage is provided below.

Konni Burton Wins Wendy Davis’ District for Tea Party

Fort Worth–Tonight at the Stockyards, it was all smiles for Konni Burton (R-Colleyville), the grassroots conservative favorite who swept Senate District 10 in her run-off bid to become the GOP nominee in the state senate race for the November 2014 midterm election. Read more …

Ken Paxton Beats Dan Branch in Texas Republican AG Runoff 

AUSTIN, Texas–State Senator Ken Paxton has won against State Rep. Dan Branch in the Texas Republican Primary runoff for Attorney General. Paxton, the Tea Party candidate, endured almost relentless attacks from Branch, left-of-center media outlets in Texas, and other liberals. Even a prominent attorney who works with Tea Party groups got involved to attack him. Read more … 

Oldest-Ever Congressional Rep. Defeated in Texas by Tea Party Challenger 

91-year-old Republican Rep. Ralph Hall, the oldest person to ever serve in the U.S. House, was defeated in the GOP runoff primaries by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX). Read more …

David Dewhurst Concedes Texas Republican Lt. Governor Nomination to Dan Patrick 

AUSTIN, Texas–Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has conceded in the Texas Lt. Governor Primary Runoff to his opponent, State Senator Dan Patrick. Read more …   

Tea Party Favorite Sid Miller Wins Nomination for Texas Ag Commissioner 

Former state Rep. and Tea Party favorite Sid Miller, currently a lobbyist, won the Republican primary runoff election for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. He beat out Tommy Merritt, a businessman and former Republican state Representative. Read more …   

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tea Party Dominate Texas Republican Primary Politics 

HOUSTON, Texas–The clear winner in the 2014 Republican Primary and runoff election is the grassroots effort spawned by the Tea Party, no matter what candidates win. Every candidate on the ballot has shaped their campaign around illustrating their support of the Tea Party principles of limited government, reducing taxes and fiscal responsibility. Read more …   

Primaries Suggest New Transplants Are Not Turning Texas Blue 

As individuals and families flock to Texas from liberal states around the U.S., many worry that the Lone Star State is turning blue. In spite of this fear, however, the Tea Party is projected to win big in the state today, as Texans head to the polls to cast their votes for the Republican primary run-off elections. Read more …

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