The rules call for a simple majority. Lacking that, the motion failed.
Video is courtesy of KXAN.
Now one thing that the video did not explain was where that 15th vote was, who it is, and what will come of the final vote tomorrow. That information can be found at the Dallas Morning News.
“A final vote will occur on Friday, but the outcome is not expected to change. One board member who was absent – Democrat Mary Helen Berlanga of
– will participate in Friday's meeting by video conference from Corpus Christi . She has already stated her opposition to the requirement backed by social conservatives.” Houston
Now it is my tradition not to hope for too much, especially when it comes to going up against the rightwing religious evangelicals in