November 22, 2015 Louisiana’s political campaign season finally came to an end Saturday evening as the general (runoff) election settled three contests for statewide office as well as a handful of district races. Two races for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) wrapped up as well as four state Senate seats and 14 seats in the House of Representatives. Following is an overview of the results.
Mississippi Republicans solidified gains across the board in statewide elections Tuesday, easily holding the governor’s mansion, the very powerful lieutenant governor’s post, state Senate; and expanding to a near super majority in the House of Representatives. Moreover, a united effort by Republican leadership succeeded in derailing a largely Democratic-driven ballot initiative to shift ultimate educational spending oversight to the state’s courts.
Former Rick Perry Chief of Staff to Lead TX Operation(Austin, TX) - Capitol Resources LLC is expanding its lobbying firm into Texas by joining forces with Ray Sullivan. He has served on the senior staffs of two Texas governors and worked for three members of Congress and more than a dozen political campaigns, including three presidential races.
Capitol Resources Managing Partner Henry Barbour was was interviewed on Squawk Box on CNBC following Tuesday night's Democratic debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Jim Webb, and Lincoln Chafee. He was featured alongside Burson-Marsteller CEO Don Baer.