Party in Limbo: Democratic Options Limited for Candidacy of Judge Under Indictment

Party in Limbo: Democratic Options Limited for Candidacy of Judge Under Indictment

When former state District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado announced his retirement and resignation last week, he didn’t address one of the elephants in the room: whether he’ll run for a seat on a state appellate court. His wife and campaign treasurer, Diana Delgado, confirmed Wednesday that her husband’s name was still on the November general election ballot as the…

Federal Appellate Court Upholds Embattled Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Appellate Court Upholds Embattled Texas Voter ID Law

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Texas’ voter identification law, reversing a lower court ruling that found it discriminated against voters of color. Amid efforts to prove Texas’ embattled voter ID law is discriminatory, a federal appeals panel on Friday OK’d state lawmakers’ efforts to rewrite the law last year to address faults previously identified by the courts. On a 2-1 vote, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s ruling that…

Democrat Rudy Delgado Must Discontinue His Campaign Immediately

Democrat Rudy Delgado Must Discontinue His Campaign Immediately

AUSTIN, TX – 93rd District Court Judge, Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado, announced his retirement and resignation of the bench earlier this week so he could devote his time and energy to assist his defense team. The Democrat judge was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of federal bribery and three counts of violating the federal Travel Act. Resigning from the 93rd Court was the an ethical decision, but he is still the Democrat candidate for the 13th Court of Appeals, District 4. Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado should have…