The Daily News invited candidates from contested races in the upcoming elections to participate in questionnaires, which were compiled largely from points that readers requested us to ask on their behalf.
On Feb. 6, the Galveston County Daily News hosted a forum featuring the candidates running for Galveston County Judge and County Court No. 2 and County Court No. 3.
One local lawmaker played a key role in Tuesday’s dramatics the Texas Senate. State Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, was among the most visible Republicans who trying to derail Sen. Wendy Davis 13-hour filibuster of Senate Bill 5, which would have dramatically affected the laws governing abortion clinics in Texas.
Usually in a contested election about taxes, you would expect to have vocal opposition and proponents on the issue. And, for the most part, there’s a lot of chatter for and against when it comes to the La Marque school district’s tax ratification election.