Even in a large county like Dallas, a county party Executive Committee Meeting tends to be a sleepy, pedestrian affair that comes and goes without much notice.
Last night’s meeting in Dallas County was a very notable exception.
The meeting was held to consider a resolution in support of the use of a Republican Caucus procedure to elect the next Speaker of the Texas House.
The Resolution under consideration is being promoted by Dallas County conservatives who have been extremely disappointed in the performance of current House Speaker Joe Straus and his leadership team. These conservatives are convinced that Straus should be replaced with a more conservative option. Similar resolutions on this question have been considered and passed by Republican Party organizations across the State of Texas, including