For Texas Republicans, the 2018 primaries were a test of competing visions, agendas, and personalities. Ted Cruz, who had a primary race of his own this year, backed candidates for Congress and the state house. Greg Abbott took made a number of state house and congressional endorsements, as did his predecessor, former governor, and current U. The major players included Empower Texans, the Texas Association of Business, and the Texas Association of Realtors.
But the President wasn't the only political figure, or story, dominating the Texas headlines this election season. Outside organizations played a major role in the primaries through endorsements, ads, and financial support.Wright nearly won the March 6 election outright with over 45 percent of the vote. The political drama extended down ballot to the Republican state legislative primaries.In the 27th District, former Texas Water Development Board Chairman Bech Bruun and Republican activist Michael Cloud advanced to the runoff. In a number of those contests, allies of outgoing House Speaker Joe Straus (R) battled anti-Straus Republicans.Our goal is to give you the most up-to-date, accurate information about your state DMV's processes.The date you see here reflects the most recent time we've verified this information with your state DMV. Boat Registration & Licenses in Texas The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) processes all vessel title and registration applications.Elsewhere, the race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner between incumbent Sid Miller (R) and challenger Trey Blocker generated headlines, too, with both candidates having more than 0,000 in their war chests at the end of 2017.Miller won a majority of the vote in the March 6 primary and avoided a runoff.Republicans currently hold 25 of the state's 36 congressional districts.In the legislature, they have a 20-11 majority in the Texas State Senate, and a 95-56 majority in the Texas House of Representatives. See what political observers said about the outcomes below. Gov • Attorney General • State executive offices • State Senate • State House • Special state legislative • Supreme court • Appellate courts • Local judges • School boards • Municipal • Recalls • How to run for office The March 6 Republican primaries are over.