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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.

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

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.

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.

A political guide is now available which shows many Texas candidates’ position on marijuana law reform.

Travis County Sheriff candidate Sally Her­nandez has released a plan that would call for the de-prioritization of first time marijuana offender arrests.

Pro-marijuana candidate Kerry McKennon finished fifth in the special state senate election for District 28 in Texas. In all, 42,789 votes were cast in a matchup which featured a total of six candidates, four of which were Republicans. The other two included a Democrat and McKennon, who is a Libertarian.

Making history in Texas and doing it in style, Kevin Ludlow has been a candidate that many have watched in awe this year. Ludlow could very well be the first Libertarian ever elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He’s running a strong campaign, has more than 30 volunteers, is fundraising

No matter who wins this November, a change in marijuana policy at the Houston-based district attorney’s office is almost certain. With two candidates squaring off for the Harris County position, both females, the incumbent a Republican, each has announced their interest in taking a step towards changing how low level