Texas Prepares to Cast Final Straight-Ticket Ballots

By John Austin — Corsicana Daily Sun October 9, 2018 The one near-certainty about the November midterm is that, thanks to state lawmakers, it’s the final time Texas voters will cast straight-ticket ballots. Voters here like one-punch voting: a whopping 63 percent of Texas’ 2016 General Election votes were straight-ticket ballots, according to the non-partisan Texas Election Source (TES).  Those five million-plus straight-party votes marked a 13 percent jump from the 2012 record, and in 2018, Texas led the nation in straight-ticket voting, according to the TES. But as for the future, the questions concern who’s helped and who gets […]

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Republican Party of Navarro County — A Voice For All Republicans

By Eric R. Meyers — Republican Party of Navarro County Chair September 22, 2018 As we approach a crucial election on November 6, I want to take a moment to remind everyone how important each and every vote will be.  We are facing challenges from the left that must be met head on.  With a barrage of attacks through the mainstream media, Republicans have been forced to be on defense for many baseless claims.  From national races to local races, the public has been polarized by numerous claims from the left leading some to question their positions regarding the vote […]

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Democrat Justin Nelson Violated Campaign Laws

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director September 14. 2018 AUSTIN, TX — Yesterday, the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) announced that Justin Nelson, the Democrat candidate for Texas Attorney General, violated state campaign laws.  Mr. Nelson swore, under penalty of perjury, that he accepted contributions from labor unions in violation of Texas law.  In addition, Mr. Nelson failed to report what goods or services multiple donors provided his campaign, also in violation of Texas law.  Violations of these laws carry potential civil and criminal penalties.  

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Urges Voter Turnout

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun August 29, 2018 The question of who will hold majority control in the United States Senate is one of the most closely watched aspects of the November midterm elections.  Voter turnout is the key in deciding who will represent Texas.  Incumbent Senator Republican Ted Cruz and his challenger, El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke, both recently had campaign events in Corsicana. Cruz met with a room full of supporters during a campaign stop at the Across The Street Diner Monday August 27.  He touted Republican successes over the last two years in his remarks. […]

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Comes To Corsicana

August 27, 2018 By Steve Jessup U.S. Senator Ted Cruz stopped in Corsicana on Monday afternoon August 27 at ‘Across The Street Bistro’ in Corsicana on his campaign between Dallas and Houston.  He quickly reviewed four remarkable conservative legislation accomplishments of the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump: Tax Cuts Regulatory pulled back Obamacare individual mandate repealed Appointment of U.S. Supreme Court justices. Any one of these accomplishments would be remarkable, demonstrating ‘Anything Is Possible.’ The 2018 Tax Reform Bill, signed December 22, 2017, is the largest tax cut in a generation was passed.  The child tax credit was doubled […]

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Brent Thompson Bronze Closer to Completion

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun August 25, 2018   The bronze sculpture of Corsicana’s son DART Officer Brent Thompson is progressing, and another push will be made to raise funds for the project at the Aggie Steak Cookoff Saturday at the IOOF Event Center. The Navarro County A&M Club representative Mark Watson reported at the the most recent meeting of the Brent Thompson Memorial Bronze statue committee that they are accepting some sports items from Texas A&M University such as helmets, signed footballs, etc. to be auctioned off at the Aggie Steak dinner.  “The Navarro Community Foundation will […]

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Navarro County Republicans Elects 2018 Officers — Talks Unity

By Mark Archibald – Corsicana Daily Sun Local Republicans held an organizational meeting at Navarro County Republican Headquarters in Corsicana Saturday June 30. All regular reports were accepted and new 2018 bylaws consistent with the Republican Party of Texas were adopted in the business portion of the meeting. Eric R. Meyers was formally sworn-in as the Chairman of the Navarro County Republican Party by Tom Gray, Chief Justice of the Tenth Court of Appeals. Meyers was elected Chairman, winning nearly 70 percent of the vote over incumbent Chris Baldwin in the 2018 Republican Primary election.         Meyers […]

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Ted Cruz Lauds Trump Administration’s Seven Major Victories

By Joshua Gill — The Daily Caller June 7, 2018 Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas praised the Trump administration Thursday June 7 for seven major victories he said it accomplished “for faith, for family — for the values that we share.” Cruz made the remarks at the ‘2018 Road to Majority’ conference hosted by the Faith & Freedom Coalition.  He lauded the current presidential administration for making significant advances for the protection of religious liberty, individual rights concerning education and family, the defense of the unborn and foreign policy that reversed Obama-era deals. “Let’s start with number one — […]

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