Tag Archive: candidate

Apr 12 2014

Rigging the electoral system for the rich

A poll conducted late last year found that more than seven in ten voters think our election system is “biased in favor of the candidate with the most money.” While nothing about this number is surprising — except, perhaps, that it’s not even higher — it does reveal the depth of cynicism characterizing Americans’ perceptions …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/rigging-the-electoral-system-for-the-rich/

Jan 30 2014

Mayor endorses Fish

In an unprecedented move, Jay Dean, Mayor of Longview has endorsed Kimberly Fish for Commissioner Precinct 2.    The endorsement  came on a biting, cold east Texas morning in front of the Gregg County Courthouse with several of Fish supporters watching.    Without mincing words, Dean said, “Kimberly is very passionate about the spirit of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/mayor-endorses-fish/

Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/standing-with-wendy-davisa-champion-for-public-education/

Jul 21 2012

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/a-new-kind-of-scrutiny-on-the-campaign-trail/

Feb 07 2012

Candidate filing for Longview

A General Election for City of Longview City Council Districts 1, 2, and Mayor will be held on Saturday, May 12. Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot between February 6, and March 5, 2012. The last day for a regular write-in candidate to declare candidacy for the General Election is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/candidate-filing-for-longview/

Jan 30 2012

Destroy our future

I’m forming my very own Super PAC. By Donald Kaul Newt Gingrich has a Super PAC called “Winning Our Future.” Mitt Romney’s is called “Restore Our Future.” I know, technically Super PACs don’t belong to candidates. But only innocents like Boy Scouts and the Supreme Court believe that. In the real world, this new kind …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/destroy-our-future/

Jan 30 2012

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/the-1-percent-candidate/

Jan 05 2012

District 7 candidates to hold public forum

State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) has agreed to four candidate forums to be held before the end of early voting. “I am glad that Mr. Merritt has finally decided he is willing to attend a public candidate forum with me,” said Rep. Simpson. “Despite multiple attempts two years ago to set up a public forum …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/district-7-candidates-to-hold-public-forum/

Older posts «