On March 2, there will be a statewide primary in Texas. On Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 PM there will be a candidates forum for all candidates running for the Texas State Board of Education in the 10th District. Although the Libertarian and Green candidates face no opposition from within their own parties, they will be participating. From Burnt Orange Report:
There are 6 candidates for District 10 SBOE election! They are Democrat Judy Jennings; Republicans Marsha Farney, Rebecca Osborne, and Brian Russell; Libertarian Jessica Dressen and Green Party candidate J.D. Porter. I urge all District 10 voters, no matter what your party affiliation, to come to the candidates forum sponsored by the Bastrop PTA Council, on Thursday February 18th at 6:30 PM in the Bastrop High School Cafeteria. Come and ask questions of the District 10 candidates. Read their literature! Then go vote! One of them will represent you. Early voting for the primary is February 16-28, Primary Election day is March 2, early voting for the General Election is October 18-29, and General Election day is November 2. Texas children are counting on you!*State Board of Education District 10 includes the part of Travis County north of the river, parts of Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties, and the counties of Austin, Bastrop, Burleson, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Lavaca, Lee, Milam, Waller, Washington, and Williamson.