Posts Tagged ‘election’

How to Vote

Remember the rules for getting registered, getting ballots, and getting your vote to count.
There is a certain irony in the fact that while the Texas Photo Voter ID law is under court challenge by Democrats and the U.S. Department of Justice as being cumbersome and discriminatory, you can vote by mail without the need...

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Richard Connor Blasts Water Board (And Star-T In Roundabout Way)

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Business Press chairman Richard Connor threw a hard uppercut at the Tarrant Regional Water District’s board of directors in yesterday’s column. Pow! Among other things, he said the water board has become ...


Readers Blast Star-Telegram’s ‘Slanted’ Election Story

Jeff Prince
A story in Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram has irked residents who considered it biased and unfair. A growing number of Tarrant County residents are calling for new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board, a...


Boo! Then, Boo-Hoo.

Halloween conjures memories of the most notorious bogeyman in Fort Worth’s history — former Mayor Mike Moncrief. Talk about trick or treat: That guy tricked residents with scare tactics and then treated them to a good old-f...


Who Watches the Pollwatchers?

Fraud, suppression, intimidation — The politics of fear return to the voting booth
During last year’s June 18 mayoral runoff, a teenage boy walked into the gym of Fort Worth’s Sunrise- McMillan Elementary School, pulled out a voter registration card, and confidently asked to vote. Mark James came in with ...

Perrys on the Run

But don’t count Goodhair out.
Anita Perry was complaining recently in South Carolina that the other Republican presidential hopefuls are picking on her husband.

Fort Worth’s Next Mayor Is…Up To You

Jeff Prince
Mayor Mike Moncrief, the oil-rich guy who wants a gas rig on every corner and a tax abatement for every corporation, will be one step closer to being gone tomorrow. Election Day is finally upon us. Now Moncrief won’t have...

Mayor Mike Moncrief Won’t Seek Reelection

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief announced he won’t be seeking reelection in May after eight years as Fort Worth’s most visible and powerful elected official. Of course, he didn’t announce it personally to Fort ...

Save The World: Drive to Dallas

A meeting that might help save the world from extinction is being held on Friday. Unfortunately, it’s way over in Dallas. Static wants to be as green as the next guy, but, c’mon, we have to fight traffic all the way to Dall...

When 5 Percent Is Everything

Who all will be on the 2012 ballot?
When operatives with Republican ties paid for the petition drive that got the environmentally oriented Green Party on the Texas ballot this year, it set the stage for problems for Texas Democrats beyond 2010.