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Many of us have believed Wendy Davis would be a sure win in the Texas gubernatorial Democratic primary. Ever since her stand-off in last June's filibuster, against the anti-choice House Bill: 2, Davis has hit the ground running  - for governor.

Recent personal attacks about her past didn't seems phase the Texas voters who were bound and determined to push Davis up to the next level and closer to turning a flaming red state - into a cool blue. Congratulations to Senator Davis.

The Fort Worth state senator formally clinched her party's nomination Tuesday night. She headlines a Democratic ticket that in November will seek the party's first statewide victory since 1994, which was also Richards' last year in office.

Neither Davis nor her Republican opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott, faced a competitive primary. Gov. Rick Perry is not seeking re-election after a record 14 years in office.

The 50-year-old Davis became a national Democratic star last summer with a nearly 13-hour filibuster over new abortion restrictions. Her fundraising outpaced Abbott in the last half of 2013 but she's still considered a heavy underdog.

Political unknown Reynaldo Madrigal was the only other Democrat on the ballot.

So that's good - that's great! But there is some scary sh*t still going on in the Lone Star State. Here are excerpts from the AP Texas voting results, good and bad, as of approximately 10:00 PM EDT, March 4, 2014.
Please note: Here is a good comment from Kossack, Cosette to clarify:
"The Propositions are non-binding resolutions. Democrats write theirs; Republicans write theirs. Only Dems vote on the Dem propositions; only Republicans vote on Republican propositions."
Dem Proposition - 2 - Living Wage - Ballot Issue
4532 of 8745 Precincts Reporting - 52%

       In Favor    359,160    89%
Against      43,369    11%

Dem Proposition - 3 - Expand Medicaid - Ballot Issue
4532 of 8745 Precincts Reporting - 52%

       In Favor    357,178    89%
Against      44,540    11%

Dem Proposition - 4 - Non-Discrimination - Ballot Issue
4532 of 8745 Precincts Reporting - 52%

       In Favor    350,601    88%
Against      47,948    12%

GOP Proposition - 1 - Religious Expression - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

       In Favor    996,725    97%
Against      27,084    3%

GOP Proposition - 2 - Expand CHL Locations - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

       In Favor    883,269    87%
Against    130,757    13%

GOP Proposition - 3 - End Franchise Tax - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

In Favor    876,563    89%
Against    113,335    11%

GOP Proposition - 4 - Welfare Drug Tests - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

       In Favor    975,981    95%
Against      49,187    5%

GOP Proposition - 5 - Official Privileges - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

       In Favor    1,021,871    99%
Against          6,543    1%

GOP Proposition - 6 - Repeal Obamacare - Ballot Issue
4372 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 50%

       In Favor    955,022    93%
Against    70,232    7%

Governor - Dem Primary
5167 of 8745 Precincts Reporting - 59%

        Davis, Wendy    Dem    327,350    79%
Madrigal, Ray    Dem    87,037    21%

Governor - GOP Primary
4907 of 8829 Precincts Reporting - 56%

Max Runoff Cands=2
         Abbott, Greg    GOP    956,660    91%
Fritsch, Lisa    GOP    49,051    5%
Martinez, Miriam    GOP    27,287    3%
Kilgore, S.    GOP    14,613    1%

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