Dallas-Fort Worth election 2014 news

Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Villarreal Leaving Texas House for Mayoral Run

Newly re-elected Texas House member Mike Villarreal has announced he won't serve another term because he is running... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Obama Calls to Congratulate Abbott

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: "Thank you." Read »

Nov 6, 2014
TX Voter Turnout Falls Compared to 2010

TX Voter Turnout Falls Compared to 2010

Preliminary results show about a third of Texas registered voters cast ballots in top statewide races Tuesday, a... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

New Gov. Not the Same Kind of Cowboy

The election of a new Texas governor usually means the arrival of another Lone Star archetype--boots-wearing... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Texas Governor-Elect Abbott Begins Transition

Republican governor-elect Greg Abbott says he is starting his transition into office by discussing Ebola with state... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Republican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis, whose... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick has been elected Texas lieutenant governor and will oversee the state... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Denton Voters OK Ban on Fracking Expansion

Denton Voters OK Ban on Fracking Expansion

Voters approve a proposal to prevent hydraulic fracturing in Denton, which sits atop a large natural gas reserve... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Cruz: 'Don't Mess With Texas' Applies to Democrats

Cruz: 'Don't Mess With Texas' Applies to Democrats

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the organizers who hoped to bolster Democrats have been turned back with a resounding and... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Perry: Texas to 'Get Even Better' Under Abbott

Perry: Texas to 'Get Even Better' Under Abbott

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he wishes he could serve with the group of Republicans elected to statewide office... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney General

Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney General

Republican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general but could still take office under the cloud of a... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Glenn Hegar Elected Texas Comptroller

Glenn Hegar Elected Texas Comptroller

Republican Glenn Hegar has been elected Texas comptroller, taking control of an office that has come under... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Texas Voters OK Rainy Day Fund for Roads

Texas Voters OK Rainy Day Fund for Roads

Voters have approved a ballot referendum taking billions of dollars from Texas' Rainy Day Fund for roads and... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Sid Miller Elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner

Sid Miller Elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner

Republican Sid Miller has been elected agriculture commissioner following a quiet race for an office that has been a... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
DMN, NBC 5 Election Night Webcast

DMN, NBC 5 Election Night Webcast

Beginning at 7 p.m. we will simulcast a DallasNews.com live stream of election coverage, monitoring results and... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Polls Close Across Texas, El Paso Remains Open

Polls Close Across Texas, El Paso Remains Open

The polls in Texas are closed except for the far west portion of the state. Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Dallas County Elections Website Down on Election Day

Dallas County Elections Website Down on Election Day

Some people looking for information about voting were unable to access the website for the Dallas County Elections... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Watkins Concedes, Hawk Elected Dallas DA

Watkins Concedes, Hawk Elected Dallas DA

Judge Susan Hawk (R) becomes the first woman elected as Dallas County District Attorney after incumbent Craig... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Jenkins Defeats Natinsky in County Judge Race

Jenkins Defeats Natinsky in County Judge Race

In the race to lead Dallas County, incumbent Judge Clay Jenkins earns 55 percent of votes and defeats challenger Ron... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
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