Saturday, May 18, 2024

Traces of Racism in the Afterglow of a Texas Primary

The electoral defeat of the highest-ranking Hispanic Republican in Texas has triggered widespread speculation that race is still a significant obstacle in Texas politics, particularly among the Right.  Victor Carrillo, the incumbent Railroad Commissioner, was handed an unexpected and lopsided defeat by a relatively unknown, under-funded challenger in the recent GOP primary. After the election, […]