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Dale Mantey is a Democrat running for U.S. Congressional District 17.

A candidate for United States Congress in central Texas isn’t shying away from the issue of changing marijuana laws. Dale Mantey, who seeks to unseat incumbent Rep. Bill Flores in District 17, has made some of the boldest statements yet regarding the nation’s marijuana policies.

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.

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.

Former independent candidate for governor and comedian Kinky Friedman announced today that he would seek the Democratic nomination for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. In an interview earlier this year with the Star-Telegram, Friedman discussed the possibility of running for state office again. Friedman’s last run was for Texas Agriculture Commissioner in