A man who appeared in a campaign advertisement for Texas House District 84 candidate David Glasheen has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glasheen’s opponent, Carl Tepper, two weeks before election day.
Figures released by the Texas secretary of state show that more than 24,000 Texas voters had their ballots rejected in the March primary. The rejection rate is a significant increase over previous elections.
The forum will take place April 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive. This event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited so those wishing to attend must RSVP at this link.
The race to represent District 84 in the Texas House of Representatives has narrowed to two candidates on the Republican ballot. David Glasheen and Carl Tepper garnered around 40 percent of primary votes Tuesday and will now campaign for three more months.
With no opponents on the Democratic ballot and only two candidates on the Republican side, either incumbent Curtis Parrish or challenger Gary Boren are poised to be the next Lubbock County Judge based on the 2022 primary election results.
Senate Democrats say it’s important to pass federal legislation to ensure each person’s right to vote. Republican senators say bills have been passed to extend voting rights and the power of changing voting laws should remain at the state level.
President Biden said other nations, including China, India, and the United Kingdom, would join the U.S. in releasing reserve oil. Watson expects this move to have a minimal impact since the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has threatened to cut production.