Ralph Hall

What’s A “Stark” Conservative?

Jose DelReal's article in POLITICO representing Ralph Hall and John Ratcliffe as two largely indistinguishable “stark conservatives” missed the most important lesson from Tuesday’s Texas Republican primary runoff elections.

Is It Ted Cruz's Texas Now?

Jessica Taylor, The Hill

Cruz's influence was felt up & down the GOP primary ballot in TX. The only candidate Cruz endorsed won, while incumbents he ignored were defeated. The upstart candidates who beat David Dewhurst & Ralph Hall appealed to conservatives who see Cruz as a hero.

It's the Primaries, Stupid! Incumbent TX GOP Rep. Ralph Hall Defeated

John Ratcliffe's victory in the TX-4 runoff marks the first triumph for conservatives over an incumbent Republican lawmaker this year.