Dallas Political Scene

Dallas City Council Works Efficiently, Cleans House on DART Board

By Candy Evans / June 28, 2017 / 1 Comment

The brand spanking NEW City Council voted today on the new DART board. This is a very positive move for Dallas real estate ultimately. And they did NOT vote for the appointee my ex-opponent and District 11 City Councilman Lee Kleinman proposed: Vonciel Jones Hill. That is a very good thing! Here’s the positive news: […]

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Dallas ISD District 2 Stunner as Marshall Upends Kirkpatrick in Runoff

By Bethany Erickson / June 10, 2017 / 4 Comments

Last month, Dallas ISD District 2 Trustee Dustin Marshall found himself upside down in the general election, with challenger Lori Kirkpatrick besting him by 291 votes. However, she was 23 votes shy of the required 50 percent, so both geared up for more campaigning and a runoff election. What a difference a month makes. Although […]

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It’s Election Day, And There’s a Good Chance You Didn’t Vote

By Bethany Erickson / May 6, 2017 / 4 Comments
Election day

12:05 a.m. And now for some reaction: Alex Dickey reached out to supporters via NextDoor, thanking them and adding, “This campaign for City Council has been one of the most amazing experiences of my life. The best part was having the opportunity to meet so many of you at your doorstep.” “I’m very happy,” Philip […]

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District 11 Candidate Candy Evans Nabs Sky-High Real Estate Before May 6 Election Day

By Joanna England / May 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This story is the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as an endorsement. CandysDirt.com does not make endorsements in political races — yes, even when our founder is running!] Today is the last day of early voting, and our Bethany Erickson did a stellar job of ranking the slate of […]

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Campaign Dirt: The CandyforDallas Website is LIVE!

By Candy Evans / February 24, 2017 / 1 Comment

[Editor’s Note: Candy Evans is the founder and publisher of CandysDirt.com and is now running for Dallas City Council in District 11. The opinions expressed in this column are her own.] My campaign website is complete and ready for you to check out! We gave it a spin around the block, and she (he?) is purring like […]

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Dallas Elections Attract Bumper Crop of Filers

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2017 / 3 Comments

Fourteen Dallas City Council seats and three Dallas Independent School District trustee seats are up for grabs on May 6. I’ll start saying this early — as I always do: It can cost somewhere around $1 million to hold an election, and in most May Dallas elections, we see less than 10 percent of voters […]

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