Last November's midterm elections unleashed a blue political wave throughout Bexar County, including its judicial benches. Several Republican judges were unseated, and the Democratic victors were sworn in on New Year's Day.
One hundred and ninety-six years of experience is the amount of time nine outgoing members of Congress from Texas have compiled in the U.S. House of Representatives. The turnover comes thanks to six retirements, twoupsets and one failed Senate bid. According to Mark Strand, president of the Congressional Institute, that’s an unusually high amount of institutional knowledge going out the door.