LAMPASAS — Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, held a packed town hall meeting at the Hostess House at Hancock Springs in Lampasas Thursday afternoon. The event followed similar over-capacity events in Temple earlier Thursday and in Waco Wednesday.
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Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, continues his campaign with stops in Temple and Lampasas Thursday. O’Rourke will attend town halls at 9 a.m. at the Mayborn Convention Center in Temple and at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hostess House, 1406 U.S. Highway 281.
The filing period continues for the Nov. 6 general election in Copperas Cove, and several candidates have filed for various municipal capacities.
Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate for Texas’ junior senator seat, will make two area stops in August as part of a 34-day, whistle-stop campaign road trip including 100 campaign events in 50 cities.
After slamming his runoff opponent for aligning with a “liberal” Republican, Texas House District 54 GOP nominee Dr. Brad Buckley is now taking campaign funds from the same influential politician.
On Tuesday night, three Coryell County races were finally decided.
Wyoming State Treasurer and Republican candidate for governor Mark Gordon speaks with reporters from the Casper Star-Tribune staff in May in Casper. Gordon took action against Bank of the West after the lender chose to pull its investments from the fossil fuel industry.
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In an overwhelming upset, Dr. Brad Buckley, of Salado, defeated incumbent state Rep. Scott Cosper in the Republican House District 54 runoff Tuesday, winning by about 1,260 votes, according to unofficial final results.
Three runoff elections for Coryell County offices brought out few voters on Tuesday.
In the final week before Tuesday’s Texas House District 54 runoff, hostile advertising between the two incumbents reached an all-time high.
Early voting in the May 22 primary election runoff is officially over, with the final chance to vote on Election Day this Tuesday. Several national and local primaries will be decided with the results of the runoff.