Sullivan : Texas Voters Repudiate Straus Team


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Texas Voters Repudiate Team Straus

Posted on May 30, 2012  by Michael Quinn Sullivan


Overall, last night was a very good night for Texas’ conservatives.


In race after race, Texas primary voters embraced conservative candidates over the team led by moderate House Speaker Joe Straus. Even as he won re-election at home, Joe Straus lost three of his closest committee chairs and two others are in precarious run-offs.


Across Texas, grassroots activists were more than a match for the monied Austin special interests, and the tea party proved themselves more than capable of brewing a much-needed cup of electoral victory for a bumper-crop of strongly conservative candidates.


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