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Federal Judge: Dingus Won't be Challenging Tom Craddick

WACO - Midland City Councilman Bill Dingus won't be challenging Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick for District 82 seat. 

According to the Waco Tribune Herald, a federal judge says Dingus can't run because he didn't resign from the City Council before filing for the legislature. That ruling came down Wednesday afternoon. 
 
The judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Texas Democratic Party over Dingus' eligibilty. The lawsuit was filed back in January in Midland.  
    
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