Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney who has served as the 48th governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Abbott previously served as the 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015. He is the third governor of any U.S. state to permanently use a wheelchair. He is also the first disabled governor in Texas history.
Jasmine Crockett Lesbian wins Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD race DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writertaffet@dallasvoice.com Early voting in state primary runoffs begins Monday, May 16, and runs through Friday, May 20.
Runoff day is Tuesday, May 24. The runoffs will determine which two candidates will face off in November to replace Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson in Congress, and which Democrat will replace Jasmine Crockett — one of the candidates to replace Johnson — in the state House.
Local elections were held for school boards and area city councils on May 7. In the race for the Carrollton/Farmers Branch Independent School District, where voters were choosing three board of trustees members out of five candidates running, Ileana Garza-Rojas was the top vote-getter.