Election 2014

Get the latest up-to-date election coverage on Panhandle PBS. On this page you'll find the gubernatorial debate between Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis archived as well as the latest election coverage from The Texas Tribune and a ocal perspective from John Kanelis.

Gubernatorial Debate

Gubernatorial Debate

Watch the final gubernatorial debate between Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis.

Texas Lieutenant Governor Debate

Texas Lieutenant Governor Debate

Watch the debate in the race for Texas Lieutenant Governor Debate

Panhandle PBS is hosting a candidates forum for the upcoming Texas Republican Primaries for the 13th Congressional District, Texas State Senate District 31 and Potter County Judge. See below for information regarding the air dates of these programs, new voter identifications laws, polling locations for the Texas Panhandle and the duties of the positions being elected.

Duties

Duties

What are the duties of the positions being elected?

Election Coverage

Analysis: Election Season Headed for Overtime

Posted by Ross Ramsey - Texas Tribune

Open spots in the political firmament are prompting officeholders to shop around some, and voters are about to see some names on special election ballots that were on the general election ballots just a couple of weeks ago. 

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Internal Memos Detail Davis Campaign Dysfunction

Posted by Jay Root - Texas Tribune

Consultants for Democrat Wendy Davis warned her campaign months ago that the Fort Worth senator was headed for a humiliating defeat in the Texas governor’s race unless she adopted a more centrist message and put a stop to staggering dysfunction. 

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Sophisticated Turnout Machine Fueled Abbott's Big Margin of Victory

Posted by Jay Root - Texas Tribune

Greg Abbott's gubernatorial campaign released details this week on its exhaustive ground game and voter targeting efforts. The campaign credits those efforts in aiding his eye-popping margin of victory — 20 points — over Wendy Davis.

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Davis Campaign Marked by Failed Tactics, Muddled Messages

Posted by Jay Root - Texas Tribune

Many Texas Democrats had said that Wendy Davis was the kind of candidate who could at least move the needle for the party, which had not won a statewide race since 1994. But failed tactics and other issues helped doom Davis' 2014 bid for governor.

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Greg Abbott Crushes Wendy Davis In GOP Sweep

Posted by Jay Root - Texas Tribune

As expected, Attorney General Greg Abbott crushed Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis in the Texas governor's race. Abbott, 56, who will become the first Texas governor in a wheelchair, presided over an expected sweep and helped usher in a whole new crop of Republican leaders.

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