Category Archives: Milam County

Politics in Milam County

Milam high school students work the primary election

When you voted in the primary election in March (you DID vote, didn’t you?), you probably saw some young faces. Those faces belong to local high school students and we can thank BarbaraVansa, our Democratic county clerk, for recruiting them. … Continue reading

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County judge race is not worth crossing party lines

Early voting in the March 4 Primary Election began today. So, it seems like an appropriate time for me to weigh in on the whole thing. Now, without giving anyone “permission” to vote in the Republican Primary, I’m pragmatic enough … Continue reading

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Saving some dates and a little Democratic housekeeping

A wonkish report for all of you really interested in the nuts and bolts of the Texas Democratic Party Now that we seem to have a firm date for our primary election, it’s time to set up all the other … Continue reading

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Yes, we’ll have an election

Well, it looks like we will finally have an election. The federal court opened up a new filing window this week, and a couple of people took the opportunity to toss their caps into the political ring. That filing period … Continue reading

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Friends don’t let Democrats vote Republican

… and now for something completely local. Folks have approached me about several otherwise “good Democrats” who are torn about the Milam County sheriff’s race. They say there is concern about who might or might not win, and that it’s … Continue reading

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So, let’s have an election already!

There is still no date in sight for a primary election in Texas — and the “official” filing date has closed — but that hasn’t stopped some Milam County folks from tossing their hats into the ring. We were supposed to … Continue reading

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Oh, for a qualified candidate …

Like many of you, I’m a bit dismayed that we were unable to find a qualified candidate to run in the Democratic Primary for Milam County Sheriff. It wasn’t for a lack of trying. We talked to many people about … Continue reading

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