Charles Blain

Houston-Area Election Roundup

Houston-Area Election Roundup

Harris County Republicans had a tough night as a majority of the races were swept by Democrats. Congressional (I = incumbent) CD 2 – Republican Dan Crenshaw vs. Democrat Todd Litton Crenshaw wins 53 – 45 CD 7 – Republican Congressman John Culberson (I) vs. Democrat...
Emmett Loses to Lina Hidalgo

Emmett Loses to Lina Hidalgo

Harris County’s biggest upset was a nail-biter: County Judge Ed Emmett lost to 27-year-old graduate student, Lina Hidalgo. Hidalgo garnered 49 percent to Emmett’s 48. Emmett has been in his position since 2007, after previously serving in the Texas Legislature....
Tony Buzbee Announces Run for Houston Mayor

Tony Buzbee Announces Run for Houston Mayor

Houston’s 2019 municipal election cycle won’t kick off until after the dust of next week’s midterm election settles, but potential contenders are already throwing their names in the ring to take on incumbent Mayor Sylvester Turner. Last night, Houston trial attorney...
Crosby ISD’s Road to Recovery

Crosby ISD’s Road to Recovery

Crosby Independent School District, a small district in unincorporated Harris County, is still struggling after the recent revelation of severe financial problems. But district officials have a path for moving forward and are getting help from a number of sources,...