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Devine Beats Medina in GOP Race for Supreme Court

Devine faces no opposition in Nov. election

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012  |  Updated 9:50 PM CDT
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Devine Beats Medina in GOP Race for Supreme Court

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John Devine has defeated Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina for the Republican nomination for a spot on the court.

Devine, a former district judge, faces no Democratic opposition in the November election for the Place 4 seat.

Devine received attention while he was a judge for fighting to keep the Ten Commandments on display in his Houston courtroom.

Medina had been on the Supreme Court since his appointment by Gov. Rick Perry in 2004.

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