Texas early voting numbers lower than expected

early voting

Texas early voting numbers were lower in the state’s three special elections than anticipated. In Harris County alone, about 164,000 people cast a ballot early. About, 15,000 people voted by mail with the rest voting in person. On Nov. 1, the last day of early voting, 34,000 people showed up to cast their ballot in […]

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Texas Constables under review

Texas constables

By CHRISTOPHER ADAMS As many states and counties around the nation reconsider the scope and validity of the constable, Texas has held firm in retaining the traditional law enforcement office. A constitutionally-mandated position in the Lone Star State, the constable is simultaneously ubiquitous and invisible. “Constables are still relevant today,” wrote Rick Bacon, Precinct 3 […]

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Texas mass violence committee talks video games and masks, again

By ALEX WUKMAN A Texas mass violence committee held a hearing in Austin on Oct. 30. The Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety met in Austin. The committee was created in the days following the El Paso and Odessa shootings in August. Since the committee’s inception, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan […]

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