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Doggett, Eckhardt hosting party for Scruggs
Monday, December 1, 2014 by Jo Clifton
With their own elections squared away, Congressman Lloyd Doggett and Travis County Judge-elect Sarah Eckhardt have time to help fellow Democrats. They will be hosting a fundraiser for District 8 candidate Ed Scruggs, a Democrat who is running against Republican Ellen Troxclair in the Dec. 16 runoff. The party will be at the home of former state Rep. Valinda Bolton, 5000 Wood Creek Road, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Scruggs, a longtime Democrat, founded the Circle C Democrats. Early voting in this and all runoff races begins today. Doggett has already helped District 4 candidate Greg Casar by participating in block walking and a fundraiser. Republicans state Rep. Paul Workman and Commissioner Gerald Daugherty are among the elected officials supporting Troxclair.
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