There’s a lot to learn from last week’s primary races. Sophia and Dunnington advance to a runoff in the Democratic primary, educators rally around a new Republican candidate and minority candidates attempt to break new ground.
News Ben Felder
Jason Dunnington and Paula Sophia held watch parties at next-door
establishments last week in the Plaza District, which was fitting — and
convenient for reporters — as the two Democratic candidates would emerge
from the House District 88 primary as the top vote-getters in a hotly
contested race that will decide the next representative.
Commentary John Thompson
The victories of Republican State Superintendent candidate Joy
Hofmeister and the two Democrats, John Cox and Freda Deskin, are a part
of the grassroots revolt by liberals and conservatives against
test-driven, market-driven school “reform.”