According to The Associated Press, other GOP candidates in Texas are campaigning in similar form - one bragging about his "bigly" wins over Democrats, another saying she "stands with Trump", and still another airing a campaign ad showing him standing in a swamp and wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat. Reporters from across Texas introduce us to three of them. Moser said she'd "rather have her teeth pulled out" than live in Paris, Texas.
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Some Republicans voting in the Texas Republican primary say they're concerned about proposals calling for restrictions on firearms sales.
Texans vote Tuesday in the first primaries of the 2018 midterm season.
Cruz continued, "The extreme left, they're angry".
"Not as high as the state average actually, so it could have been better", Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands said. "While we see more divisiveness at the congressional level among Republicans than among Democrats, the levels are small" (p. 18).
That helped Republicans win back six seats they lost and maintain an overwhelming majority in the Florida House, where the gun lobby has the loyal support of the GOP leadership.
"I think the democratic party pushes big on early voting because they may feel that their core constituency are not necessarily reliable voters".
There is a wild card on the economy - Trump's threatened tariffs and a possible trade war.
Moreover, Texas's use of paperless voting machines and its failure to conduct robust post-election audits that test the accuracy of election outcomes leaves Texas vulnerable to hacking and malfunction. She adds that she's open to new restrictions on people seeking to purchase firearms.
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They are hard-working and highly principled leaders who can mobilize and inspire the vast and underestimated Democratic base, while reaching out to voters beyond that base.
Kobilansky, a nurse practitioner, wants "to see a complete change in the top of the government". Early voting for the primary began February 20.
And even though the Republicans numbers were also up from the midterm primaries four years ago, they still lagged the Democrats in the urban counties, and Democrats appeared to be closing the gap in the GOP-friendly large suburban counties.
According to an analysis by the Austin political consultant firm, Ryan Data & Research of the big-county early voting turnout through Thursday, almost 20 percent of the early-voting Democrats had never voted in a primary before.
Countywide the polls will be open 7 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Texas's primary brings the first actual voting in the 2018 midterm cycle, giving both parties a chance for a more concrete measure ahead of November's elections.
In most years for Denton County, Democrats take in only 10-25 percent of the total primary votes. On the Democratic side, there are nine candidates.
With 14 statewide seats up for grabs and more than a half dozen local races, the turnout on election day could be slightly higher than in the last primary election.
The one where the Democrats are trying to tank one of their own: After Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in Congressional District 7 in 2016, it was clear that Republican Rep. John Culberson was going to face some serious contenders for his seat, and that's exactly what has happened.