special election

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.

Running for the open Texas Senate seat District 28, Libertarian Party candidate Kerry McKennon successfully made the ballot this past week for the September 9 special election which encompasses much of northwest Texas. The Petersburg native has already received coverage from My Fox Lubbock about his campaign. Texas Cannabis Report

With early voting underway for the special election regarding the vacant Texas Senate District 4 seat, yourhoustonnews.com was able to inquire about the candidates’ stances on the legalization of marijuana in the Lone Star State.