Texas State Capitol View from Campus

Don’t Stall Democracy, Governor

The battle to replace the late Sen. Mario Gallegos (D-Houston) is fully underway. Rep. Carol Alvarado and former Commissioner Sylvia Garcia have been fundraising, blockwalking, volunteering, picking up endorsements and so much more. A runoff is expected with multiple candidates throwing their hat in the ring, including Republican RW Bray. There is only one thing […]

Democratic Candidates in San Antonio 2012

What’s Your Democratic Dream Ticket 2014?

The Texas Democratic Party’s Executive Committee (SDEC) will be meeting informally on December 8, 2012 to discuss and outline a game plan for the 2014 election cycle. In addition to fundraising and strategic goals for each region, early candidate recruitment is going to be essential if Democrats hope to find a viable path towards victory. […]

Students at The University of Texas wait in line to vote on Election Day, 2012. (Photo: Huey Rey Fischer)

Young Texans Legislative Caucus Formed

This morning, State Rep. Eric Johnson announced intentions to launch of the Young Texans Legislative Caucus (YTLC). This caucus will highlight issues of concern to students and young professionals under the age of 40 during the 83rd Session. This is an excellent opportunity for student groups, such as Invest in Texas, to amplify their voice […]

Former Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia joined the race for Senate District 6 November 9th. Among the communities of South East Houston she once represented, she has become synonymous with quality of life projects.

South East Houston Juggernaut Sylvia Garcia Joins The SD-6 Race

Many speculated it. Few denied it. And today, former Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia declared it. Sylvia Garcia, a juggernaut of South East Houston politics, will be running for the open Senate District 6 seat left open after the loss of long time Houston East End politician Senator Mario Gallegos. Even all the way up […]