Jerry Patterson is a former Texas land commissioner and state senator who authored Texas' conceal carry law.  Photo is from Star-Telegram archives.
Jerry Patterson is a former Texas land commissioner and state senator who authored Texas' conceal carry law. Photo is from Star-Telegram archives. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com
Jerry Patterson is a former Texas land commissioner and state senator who authored Texas' conceal carry law. Photo is from Star-Telegram archives. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com

For this candidate, low voter turnout is ‘very good.’ (It’s not so good for Texas.)

February 03, 2018 04:24 PM

About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com