John Cornyn and Greg Abbott were among the Republicans who won every race for statewide office again -- the kind of sweep that Texas voters have touched off every year since 1996.
We've got work ahead. Not all the winners have extensive Truth-O-Meter report cards.
We figure we've done around 200 fact checks of Texas candidates and political figures leading into November’s balloting.
Ready to gorge?
It’s True Republican state comptroller nominee Glenn Hegar expressed pride in not increasing education aid. But Democratic nominee Mike Collier incorrectly said we made a judgment linking that legislative action to thousands of fired teachers.
We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.
Susan Combs knows the Truth-O-Meter. That’s not so for all the prospective contenders to succeed her.
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell survived his debut on the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week while statements from three legislators, a Democratic activist and a New York Times columnist also rocked the needle.
Read on. It's the debut of the PolitiFact Texas Flashback.