Early Voting for House District 79 Special Election Underway

In the three-candidate District 79 race to succeed Joe Pickett, who stepped down earlier this month due to health issues, less than 1,200 people voted on the first week of early voting. District 79 has approximately 90,000 registered voters. Early voting continues through Friday, January 25. Election Day is Tuesday, January 29. Polling locations and timings for […]

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Early Voting for House District 145 Special Election Underway

  In the eight-candidate District 145 race to succeed Carol Alvarado, who was elected in December to the Texas Senate, less than 700 people voted in person on the first week of early voting. District 145 has approximately 73,000 registered voters. Early voting continues through Friday, January 25. Election Day is Tuesday, January 29. The Harris County […]

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Early Vote Turnout in First Week of Special Elections Is Sparse

The first week of early voting in two special elections for the Texas House of Representatives has concluded. And while the two seats — District 79 in El Paso County and District 145 in Harris County — are at opposite ends of the state, they shared something in common, few voters. Less than 1,200 people voted in either election on the first week to cast ballots in person.

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