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In the first few days of early voting in an unprecedented election year, two key Texas counties saw a rush of voters coming to the polls. Houston’s Harris County has gotten state and … more
The lines were long at polling locations across Texas on the first day of early voting Tuesday, and some of the state’s biggest counties reported record first-day turnout. But with reliable … more
Voting machines across Fort Bend County were down Tuesday morning when polls opened at 8 a.m. Central due to a computer glitch as early voting began across Texas. The majority of machines were … more
Early voting is in progress and this year’s ballot is longer than prior years due to rescheduling May elections due to COVID-19. Among those elections on the ballot, Fort Bend County voters … more
Texas counties are currently blocked from setting up multiple drop-off locations for absentee ballots heading into the Nov. 3 general election due to a temporary order from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court … more
Waller Harris Emergency Services District 200 is asking voters to approve a 1% sales tax increase in unincorporated portions of the district which spans all of Waller County and a portion of Harris … more
Early voting in Texas can begin Oct. 13, following the timeline the governor laid out months ago, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, rejecting a request from several top Texas Republicans to … more
Three positions are on the ballot for Katy ISD positions for the upcoming Nov. 3 election. Voters within Katy ISD will have the opportunity to check boxes next to the names of candidates for the Katy … more
Voting rights advocates and civic groups have filed two separate federal lawsuits to block Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's last-minute order that allows Texas counties to provide no more than one … more
After more than 30 years in office, Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack announced last year that he would not be running for reelection. The announcement makes it certain that for the first time … more
Gov. Greg Abbott threw the weight of his office Thursday behind Republican efforts to limit options for Texas voters who want to hand-deliver their completed absentee ballots for the November … more
SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 - Texas voters will not be able to select every candidate of a major political party with one punch, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, upholding a 2017 state law that ends … more
A federal appeals court on Monday put a temporary hold on a lower court’s ruling last week that reinstated the practice of straight-ticket voting, again casting into uncertainty whether Texas … more
During its Sept. 23 meeting, the Waller County Commissioners Court formally approved the Nov. 3 election and multiple measures supporting the election, including COVID-19 safety measures for poll … more
Less than three weeks before early voting begins in Texas, a U.S. district judge has blocked the state from eliminating straight-ticket voting as an option for people who go to the polls this … more
After the May elections were postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, candidates for Katy City Council bided their time and are now actively campaigning again as it gets closer to election … more
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a lawsuit over his extension of early voting for the November election from prominent members of his own party — including state party Chairman Allen West, … more
A state district judge on Friday ruled that Harris County can move forward with its plan to send every registered voter an application to request a mail-in ballot for the November general … more
The Congressional District 22 seat is up for grabs after incumbent Republican Representative for the district, Pete Olson, announced last year that he would not be seeking reelection in … more
With the presidential election looming, it’s easy to forget that several local races will be decided this fall as well. One of those races is for Texas House District 132 with Democratic … more
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