Politics & Government

January 5, 2010 7:34 AM

In Texas, Republicans outnumber Democrats on primary ballots

A flurry of last-day filings for local elected offices will give Texas voters plenty of contested races to consider in March, including primary challenges to some Republican incumbents who have gone unchallenged in recent elections. Some of the newcomers on the Republican side are part of the Tea Party movement, while some are seeking ideological purity in the party and others are first-time candidates testing their political acumen.

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