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Republican presidential primary in Texas. The presidential primaries are staggered about the country; in 2016, Texas will have its primary on the first big joint primary date March 1, which will likely identify the top 1-3 candidates who will continue to other states.

The incumbent for the U.S President is Barack Obama, who was originally elected in 2008 and is now term limited from running in 2016.

TX Secretary of State March 1st, 2015 Primary Results

Assertions

MCTP ENDORSES Ted Cruz - Rating 96 Source

Submitted by john wertz on 2016-01-24 19:01:50

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Articles Source

Submitted by john wertz on 2016-09-16 23:07:52

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Delegate Count Source

Submitted by john wertz on 2016-07-27 19:25:54

Delegate Totals (as of 22 April)
Name Trump Cruz

Rubio
(Withdrawn)

Kasich Carson (Withdrawn) Bush
(Withdrawn)
Fiorina
(Withdrawn)
Huckabee
(Withdrawn)
Paul
(Withdrawn)
Delegates 845 559 171 148 8 4 1 1 1
% of those awarded 49% 32% 10% 9% 1% - - - -
% of remaining needed to win 53% 92% - 148% - - - - -

1,237 needed to win

Up Next: CT, DE, MD, PA, and RI on Apr 26 with 172 delegates at stake (out of 734 remaining)

Major Issues

The President has a great deal of power of most national issues, but there are some issues where he has very little power. We cover both in the following lists.

Economic and fiscal

  • Taxes
  • Trade
  • Budget

Domestic

  • Liberty
  • Immigration
  • Healthcare
  • Abortion
  • Energy

Foreign Affairs

Major Issues with Presidential Power:

  • Executive powers

Candidates