Bernie Sanders stumps for Michelle Vallejo in RGV Democratic push
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, visited the Rio Grande Valley on Sunday as part of a tour to energize young voters in the lead up to the midterm elections on Nov. 8, speaking at a rally here for Michelle Vallejo, the Democratic nominee for Texas’ 15th congressional district.myrgv.com
Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar declared winner in Texas recount
A recount in Texas affirmed Democrat U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar as the winner Tuesday of his primary race against progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros, who had trailed by fewer than 200 votes following a runoff in May. Cuellar, a nine-term congressman, defeated Cisneros by 289 votes, according to results of the recount announced by by the Texas Democratic Party. It is the second time that Cisneros, a 29-year-old immigration attorney who once interned for Cuellar, has lost a challenge to her former boss, whose moderate record along Texas' heavily Hispanic southern border has aligned him at times with Republicans on issues including abortion and guns.news.yahoo.com
Texas recount underway between Texas Rep. Cuellar, Cisneros
A recount was underway Thursday in a Texas primary race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros following their tight runoff in May. Before the recount, Cuellar had been leading Cisneros by 187 votes, or 0.4 percentage points, out of 45,429 ballots counted as of last week, according to an Associated Press count. The AP will not declare a winner until the recount is completed.news.yahoo.com
Cisneros requests recount in race against Texas Rep. Cuellar
AUSTIN (AP) — Progressive Jessica Cisneros is requesting a recount in her tight runoff election against nine-term Democratic U.S. Rep.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Primary elections live updates Voters in California, six other states to decide primaries
California and six other states hold primaries, with voters choosing candidates for Los Angeles mayor, a Democratic nominee for Senate in Iowa and deciding whether former interior secretary Ryan Zinke should have a chance to seek a congressional seat.washingtonpost.com
Valley’s Democratic congressional runoffs headed to recounts
Two hotly contested, Rio Grande Valley-centric congressional elections are headed for recounts. On Monday afternoon Ruben Ramirez, a moderate Democrat who ran against progressive Michelle Vallejo for the District 15 nomination, announced he would file a petition for a recount with the Texas Democratic Party on Tuesday. The Texas Democratic Party on Monday finished canvassing and certifying the votes, triggering the petitions for recount in the tight Democratic runoffs. In District 15, Ramirez lost to Vallejo by just 30 votes. In a statement, Ramirez said his campaign owes it to District 15 to ensure that every vote is accurately counted.myrgv.com
Cisneros requests recount in race against Texas Rep. Cuellar
Progressive Jessica Cisneros is requesting a recount in her tight runoff election against nine-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar that remained too close to call nearly two weeks later. Cuellar was leading Cisneros by 187 votes, or 0.4 percentage points, out of 45,429 ballots counted as of Monday night, according to an Associated Press count. The AP will not declare a winner until the recount is completed.news.yahoo.com
Cuellar, Cisneros runoff in District 28 is too close to call
AUSTIN — The Texas primary runoff between Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, was too close to call Wednesday, more than a week after the election. After a final update in Bexar County, Cuellar leads Cisneros by 136 votes, or 0.3 percentage points, out of 45,282 ballots counted as of 1 p.m. Central time. The race doesn’t qualify for an automatic recount, but Cisneros can request and pay for one. Cisneros, an immigration attorney, forced the runoff in March after she came within 1,000 votes of Cuellar, a nine-term incumbent. The winner of Texas’ race will face Cassy Garcia, who won the Republican runoff for the seat.myrgv.com
Cuellar, Cisneros runoff in Texas is too close to call
The Texas primary runoff between Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, was too close to call Wednesday, more than a week after the election. The race doesn’t qualify for an automatic recount, but Cisneros can request and pay for one. If Cisneros requests a recount, The Associated Press will not declare a winner until it is completed.news.yahoo.com
The Trailer: Establishment wins, surging turnout and burning Bushes: Takeaways from this week’s primaries
In this edition: Lessons from all of May's primaries, redistricting madness drags into Memorial Day weekend, and the director of Justice Democrats lays out their new strategy to replace centrists.washingtonpost.com
Two critical Democratic runoffs in South Texas remain too close to call. Here’s what comes next.
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is leading his challenger, Jessica Cisneros, by 177 votes, while the margin is even smaller in the 15th Congressional District, where Michelle Vallejo is ahead of Ruben Ramirez for the open seat.
Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff
Cuellar's right race with Jessica Cisneros represents the most vivid illustration of how the leaked opinion in favor of reversing Roe v. Wade could reshape a number of the fast-approaching runoffs.sacurrent.com
Greg Casar, Jessica Cisneros and Jasmine Crockett, young progressive candidates for Congress, want to push Texas leftward
Redistricting has empowered activists of both parties to push platforms further right or left. Progressives view three key Democrats’ advancements in the Texas primary election as a potential turning point for their movement.
FBI investigation, AOC-endorsed opponent pose challenges for Cuellar in March primary race for U.S. Rep. District 28
If U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar thought he saw his most serious challenge in the 2020 Democratic primary, he’s in for perhaps a bigger fight in the March 2022 primary for the District 28 congressional seat.
Cuellar wins over progressive challengers in Democratic race for Texas’ 28th Congressional District
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE (From AP): U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has defeated a 26-year-old immigration attorney who mounted a closer-than-expected primary challenge for his South Texas district. Cuellar and his family are fixtures in Laredo, the border city that anchors the district. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi traveled to Laredo a week before the primary to support Cuellar, who sits on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. For that, my family and I thank everyone involved, especially the voters for their display of confidence in my ability to represent Texas’s 28th district,” Cuellar said in a statement Wednesday. I’m already in Washington, D.C., back to work and continuing to fight for the constituents in my district.”---(Original Story)Although Jessica Cisneros won the vote for Texas’ 28th Congressional District in Bexar County, incumbent Henry Cuellar led the race throughout Texas.
Texas March Primary Election Results U.S. Rep. District 28 Democrat
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