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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
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House voted on Saturday to send $25 billion to the U.S. Postal Service and reverse operational changes that have slowed the mail service until at least through the end of the … more
Local nonprofit-head Titus Benton announced Monday that he will be putting his name in the hat for the Texas House District 132 race as a write-in independent. Benton will face incumbent Democratic … more
The Waller County Commissioners Court appointed Joe Hester as interim sheriff for the county during the court’s regular meeting this morning. Hester has been late Sheriff R. Glenn Smith’s … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November election by six days, citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Early voting for the Nov. 3 … more
The Texas Republican Party has postponed its state convention by a day to give itself more time to figure out technical issues that plagued the virtual gathering Thursday. After a nearly four-hour … more
Katy area voters finally had a chance to go to the polls and make their voices heard in several primary runoff elections that now allow a clearer picture of the ballots voters will face when they go … more
Katy area voters have several items on the ballot for the runoff election slated for July 14. Early voting began June 29 and will run through July 10. Voters should check their county’s … more
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional details. A federal judge opened a path for a massive expansion in absentee voting in Texas by ordering Tuesday that all state voters, … more
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday temporarily put on hold an expansion of voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic. Siding with Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Supreme Court blocked a state … more
Citing public safety concerns and the related logistics of conducting an election during the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Katy City Council voted unanimously to postpone the city’s … more
The Katy City Council will meet for their regular session March 23 at 6:30 p.m. via telephone conferencing according to an agenda posted to the city’s website. The public will be able to call … more
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