SAN ANTONIO — After securing a predictable win in the Republican gubnetorial primary elections Tuesday night, Attorney General Greg Abbott spoke to a crowd of at least 300 people at his primary election party and highlighted education and diversity.
As early voting continues and primary elections are underway, judicial candidates receive relatively little attention compared to other candidates, such as those running for governor, according to a judicial clerk.
An in-depth look at the organizational connections of the students registered to Student Government's executive alliance campaigns this year helps show an identical path candidates are taking towards what they hope will be victory.
Kornel “Kori” Rady, a government and corporate communications senior, said he hopes to represent as many different student groups as possible, which drew him to selecting corporate communications junior Taylor Strickland as his vice presidential candidate.
Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates Kenton Wilson and Caroline Carter have been involved in a total of 19 student organizations in their combined seven years at the University, a feat Wilson believes makes the duo a good fit for the student leadership positions.
A little more than a week after gubernatorial hopeful and state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, released part of her educational platform aimed toward increasing the number of teachers and counselors in Texas, graduate students weighed in on the potential impact.