VIDEO – Harris County Precinct Chair 2017 Legislative Workshop


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrevMiChvqM On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Texas State Senator Paul Bettencourt sponsored a Precinct Chair Legislative Workshop for Harris County Precinct Chairs with updates from the Texas Senate from Bettencourt and Texas House Updates from State Representatives. HCRP Chair Paul Simpson talked about the work underway at the county level. Bettencourt addressed Property Tax Legislation, State Representative Dwayne … Continue reading VIDEO – Harris County Precinct Chair 2017 Legislative Workshop

The American Chronicles – Ep. 024 – Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez


Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez served a total of 18 years in the Houston Police Department, and retired as a sergeant in 2009. He was then elected to represent District H on Houston City Council and served until 2015, when term limits ended his tenure. He takes office as Sheriff on January 1, 2017, but … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 024 – Harris County Sheriff-Elect Ed Gonzalez

The American Chronicles – Ep. 023 – Judge Linda Garcia, County Criminal Court at Law 16


Judge Linda Garcia was unanimously appointed by Harris County Commissioners Court as judge of the newly-created Harris County Criminal Court at Law No. 16 in December 2015 and took the bench on January 4, 2016. She is running to keep her seat on the bench. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Garcia was a prosecutor … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 023 – Judge Linda Garcia, County Criminal Court at Law 16

VIDEO – Sheila Jackson Lee and Jolanda Jones Appear to Violate Election Law


In this video provided to me by the source ( @10MinOfBias ) at the scene who documented what could only be described as clearly potential criminal activity, Democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas CD-18) and HISD Position IV Trustee, Jolanda Jones appear to be flagrantly and clearly violating election law on Monday 10/24/16 at the polling station … Continue reading VIDEO – Sheila Jackson Lee and Jolanda Jones Appear to Violate Election Law

The American Chronicles – Ep. 022 – Devon Anderson for Harris County District Attorney


Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson, the embattled Republican incumbent, is campaigning to retain her office while also tackling numerous challenges. Appointed by Governor Rick Perry in 2013, she beat back a challenge from Democrat Kim Ogg in 2014 to win the office outright, but faces Ogg in a rematch in November's election. Anderson joined the show to … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 022 – Devon Anderson for Harris County District Attorney

The American Chronicles – Ep. 021 – Kim Ogg for Harris County District Attorney


Kim Ogg is the Democratic nominee challenging Republican incumbent Devon Anderson to become the Harris County District Attorney. Two years ago in 2014, she challenged Anderson and fell short in the election. This time, Ogg says she's running against Devon Anderson's record, and is offering herself to county residents as an alternative choice for the DA's Office. … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 021 – Kim Ogg for Harris County District Attorney

The American Chronicles – Ep. 006 – Kevin Jewell for 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2


Many voters are unaware of the important role the judicial branch plays in politics. Today, a conversation with Kevin Jewell, currently working in a distinguished appellate practice in Houston, and running in a contested primary for the GOP nomination to the 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2. Kevin Jewell earned his J.D. from the University of … Continue reading The American Chronicles – Ep. 006 – Kevin Jewell for 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Voting The Best Choice – 2015


In these selected 2015 city of Houston contested races, the following candidates have earned my support. This is not a rejection or abandonment of numerous friends who have either campaigned, or worked tirelessly on behalf of their preferred candidate, nor does it mean that their efforts are without success. They have contributed immensely to the education of … Continue reading Voting The Best Choice – 2015

The Choice: 2014 Runoff Election


  The runoff runs out. Today is the last day for early voting before election day on Tuesday. The following candidates have earned my support. While some of these are the races for which I actually cast a ballot in the 2014 Republican Party primary runoff election. They have contributed immensely to the education of Texas voters … Continue reading The Choice: 2014 Runoff Election

The Gamechanger


Change has come to Texas. Paul Simpson is the new chairman of the Harris County Republican Party (HCRP). That statement in and of itself is enough to shake up politics in Harris County, and ensure that they will never be the same. In ending Jared Woodfill's twelve-year-long, iron-gripped hold at the helm of the Republican ship, … Continue reading The Gamechanger

A Passing of the Torch


Jared Woodfill helped grow the Harris County Republican Party into a juggernaut and contributed to the dynamism and momentum that was instrumental in continuing the Republican wave that turned Texas a solid red in the 1990's. Woodfill's ascendancy in 2002 heralded a younger, more energetic and impassioned party that was limited only by its imagination, … Continue reading A Passing of the Torch

Voting For The Best Choice – UPDATED


A lot of hard choices, but in the end, there can be only one. In these selected 2014 Texas contested primary races, the following candidates have earned my support. This is not a rejection or abandonment of numerous friends who have worked tirelessly on behalf of their preferred candidate, nor does it mean that their … Continue reading Voting For The Best Choice – UPDATED