Elections

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate today, and looks to face off against Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018.

Texans didn’t vote on marijuana, but many supportive candidates won, and measures across the country were passed with great success.

Marijuana policy reform advocates from around the state will host an Election Night watch party in Austin to watch the results of marijuana ballot initiatives in nine other states. The party will take place at The Belmont at 305 W. Sixth Street and will run from 7 p.m. until 11

At least 9 states will vote on some form of cannabis legislation during the election this year. Texas has its own process.

Three-term incumbent Rep. Joe Moody is taking heat from his opponent for his views on marijuana penalty reform.

Jared Cates, Democratic candidate for Nacogdoches County Commissioner, Pct. 3.

A new generation is entering politics, and they’re coming into the game through some traditionally unusual ways.

A petition to put marijuana ordinance reform on the ballot in Corpus Christi has fallen short of its signature goal.

Mark Miller, Texas Railroad Commissioner candidate

The biggest election in Texas this year is one you probably haven’t heard of; the Texas Railroad Commission, a state agency that does not regulate railroads.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (Left) Rep. Bryan Hughes (Right)

The Republican representative who introduced a full marijuana legalization bill in the Texas House has lost his bid for state senate in a run-off election.

Jeremiah Looney, an Army veteran and open supporter of cannabis, has won his election for mayor in Whitewright, Texas.

As Jeremiah Looney spoke at a marijuana march in Fort Worth earlier this month, he felt confident that later in the evening the election results for his mayoral campaign would come back positive. He is now mayor of Whitewright, Texas.

A state legislator in Texas has praised the effects medical cannabis has had in helping save a little girl’s quality of life.

The previous election for District Attorney in Harris County turned into a race to present the better plan for dealing with marijuana offenders.

The leading voice against marijuana law reform in Texas has lost his bid for re-election in Denton County.

Corpus Christi City Hall

The Corpus Christi City Council has opted not to vote on an ordinance which would implement cite and release for small marijuana offenses.