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Farouk Shami

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Shami calls Perry and White ‘proven failures’

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami came to San Marcos last week, calling Governor Rick White and former Houston Mayor Bill White "proven failures" as the primary election approaches on March 2.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Shami calls Perry and White 'proven failures'

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami came to San Marcos last week, calling Governor Rick White and former Houston Mayor Bill White "proven failures" as the primary election approaches on March 2.

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Bill White scoffs at Shami’s racism claim

Campaigning in San Marcos on Saturday, gubernatorial candidate Bill White scoffed at his Democratic Party primary opponent's recent claim that White's mention of his San Antonio birthplace in campaign commercials is racist.

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Rose endorses Barton in county judge primary

State Representative Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs) said Saturday that he is endorsing Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton (D-Kyle) in a party primary race against incumbent Hays County Judge Liz Sumter (D-Wimberley). Rose said Barton “is...

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Rose campaigns against primary challenge

When Patrick Rose first ran for the state legislature in 2002, he was 23, not long out of Princeton and unsure if he would win the office, let alone how long he would keep it. Today, Rose...

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Friedman speaks to Texas State Democrats

Agriculture Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman spoke at the Texas State College Democrats' first meeting of the spring semester Wednesday only to be interrupted by some unresolved drama within the organization. As Kinky began his speech to the...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

List of automatic winners rises to 11

As the complete lists of filings for the March 2 Democratic and Republican Party primaries have been confirmed, the number of Hays County public officials guaranteed re-election from lack of opposition has swelled from two to 11....

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