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Republicans take control of the Senate

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Resurgent Republicans captured control of the U.S. Senate Tuesday night in elections that are projected to complicate President Barack Obama’s final two years in office. The Republican Senate leader, Mitch McConnell, held onto his seat in a hard-fought race wi... More »

Dallas County Democrats celebrate their victories

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While Texas followed tradition by electing Republican candidate Greg Abbott for governor this election, the Dallas Country Democrats celebrated their local victories tonight. Final tallies according to the Dallas County Elections show that while Davis may have... More »

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Hawk declares victory as Dallas DA

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The crowd at Susan Hawk’s watch party erupted as the results for Dallas District Attorney refreshed on the center screen. Hawk, a Republican challenging incumbent Democrat Craig Watkins, claimed victory with 50.59 percent of the vote with 720 of 807 precincts ... More »

Some SMU students disappointed by Davis’ loss

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by Lee Gleiser A lone student sat studying in the M Lounge at Hughes Trigg about 9 p.m. Tuesday in a room that earlier had been crowded with hopeful Wendy Davis supporters. SMU’s Women’s Interest Network hosted the watch party for Davis, the Democratic candida... More »

Support still strong for Wendy Davis

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FORT WORTH– The mood has been positive throughout the night at Davis’ watch party in Fort Worth even though Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis has lost to Republican Candidate Greg Abbott. Davis’ Campaign Manager Chris Turner welcomed the crowd before Davis t... More »

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UPDATED: Positive attitudes in Fort Worth

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UPDATE: 8:17 p.m. FORT WORTH– As early election results come in, supporters of Wendy Davis in Fort Worth are still remaining positive. Kelly Bogart, who has worked on the Davis campaign for the last couple of months, said she’s very confident that Davis is goi... More »

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Voters visiting polls despite rain

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It’s Election Day across Texas, and voters are coming out to show their support of their favorite candidates. Thousands of people throughout Dallas-Fort Worth will be voting, although today’s rainy conditions could make that difficult for some. At Ben Milam El... More »

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Why I voted for Wendy Davis for Texas Governor

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The first time I heard of Wendy Davis, I was in my sophomore year at SMU. The SMU Women’s and Gender Studies Program sponsored a panel discussion over the cuts to funding for Texas women’s health, and featured Senator Davis, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas... More »