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Miller, Gates Face Off in Dallas Builders Association-Hosted Debate

By Candy's Dirt / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Candy will dissect the debate later today, but for now, we have the recorded Dallas Builders Association debate between District 13 incumbent Jennifer Staubach Gates and former mayor Laura Miller. Let us know what you think!

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So, That Just Happened: 64 Sign Up To Run In City, Dallas ISD Elections

By Bethany Erickson / February 15, 2019 / 1 Comment

The cutoff to file to run for the Dallas city council, Dallas mayor, and Dallas ISD trustee seats open was 5 p.m. Feb. 15, and with 64 people total filing paperwork for the May elections, there are two things we can tell you for certain: Some races will likely resemble the Thunderdome, and you’ll be […]

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We Don’t Know What’s Going On, But Here’s a Story About Jaime Resendez And Where He Lives

By Bethany Erickson / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pretty much immediately after former WFAA-reporter-cum-political-candidate Brett Shipp posted that it appeared Dallas ISD school board trustee Jaime Resendez didn’t live in his district, we started poking around, too. Probably just like everyone else. And the Dallas Morning News did a few stories. Shipp continuously tweets about it. And we continued to quietly try to […]

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Olson: ‘The Greatest Equalizer Is Your Vote’

By Bethany Erickson / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

When Kim Olson, a third-generation farmer and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, announced her candidacy against current Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, she took the Texas roads with the goal — much like fellow Democrat Beto O’Rourke — of visiting every county in Texas. She also knew it would be an uphill climb — her […]

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Signs of the Times: Can HOAs Deny Your First Amendment Rights of Political Expression?

By Candy Evans / October 23, 2018 / 1 Comment

There is an interesting sign war going on in at least one East Dallas neighborhood, Enclave at Grove Hill. This sign, posted by one of the residents, is being met with resistance and called “offensive” by some in the neighborhood. It is in front of the home of sometimes political activist and candidate Adam Bazaldua, […]

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Last Day to Register to Vote, Four Measures on Ballot for Dallas ISD

By Bethany Erickson / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today is the last day to register to vote, which means in 29 days, nine hours, and 15 minutes, we will all be hitting refresh repeatedly on our computers and/or flipping back and forth between all the TV stations covering the midterm elections. But something else is on that ballot besides Beto or Ted, Lupe […]

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