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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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Paul Sadler needs your help. Just go vote.

Ho hum. The dog days of summer are upon us. Nothing to do but stay inside and look for creative ways to beat the heat. But, if you are a Democrat who cares what happens in November, there is something … 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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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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County Redistricting

As I noted in an earlier post, redistricting is gaining a bit of traction as a state-wide story.   Milam County Commissioners are also engaged in the process. The county has posted proposed new precinct boundaries on its new Website … Continue reading

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Dear Rep. Schwertner,

You ran on a platform of helping Central Texans find jobs — especially those of us living in Milam County where we are still reeling after Alcoa bailed on us. Nearly every credible economist, including the noted conservative economist Ray … Continue reading

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Tea Party hypocrites

Back in September, Democrats all across Texas kept trying to get voters to pay attention to the state’s budget. Neither Gov. Perry nor Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, nor Comptroller Susan Combs could be troubled to talk about it, even though nearly … Continue reading

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