Government

Victory for Texas Conservatives at GOP Convention

If you want to know why the results of the Texas Republican Convention last week at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio should be of interest to all Texans and if you’re even vaguely curious about who the winners and losers were among the power brokers and factions who descended on the downtown convention center in the Alamo City, read on. Your correspondent was one of 8,700+ Republican delegates from all over the state who participated in the largest Republican convention in the nation. The purpose of the biennial state convention is to elect state party leaders,…

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Quick Bytes – 5/13/2018

5/8/2018 Last Saturday, May 5, the City of Del Rio elected Bruno “Ralphy” Lozano mayor who happens to be a U.S. Air Force veteran…and openly, flamboyantly gay. Ironically, Del Rio has for decades been known as the “Queen City”. Lozano defeated longtime incumbent Mayor Robert Garza 2,128, or 61.54 percent to 1,330, or 38.46 percent, but voter turnout was considered low. Only 3,458 voted for mayor out of a city with a population of 36,000. Garza was viewed as a terrible candidate who ran city council meetings like his own private club. He also was known to berate and disrespect…