Incumbent Justices Best GOP Challengers In Texas Primary

Law360, Dallas (March 4, 2014, 11:43 PM EST) -- The three Texas Supreme Court justices who faced Republican challengers in primary elections bested their opponents Tuesday, while three open seats on the Court of Criminal Appeals saw close contests but avoided a possible runoff.

All four Texas Supreme Court incumbents up for re-election this year scored endorsements from Gov. Rick Perry and from Sen. Ted Cruz, among others, and will face general election challenges from Democrats and Libertarians in November, though Justice Jeff Boyd didn’t have a primary opponent. All nine of the court’s current...
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