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Marice Richter

Marice Richter
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Marice Richter is a veteran Texas journalist who worked her way from the Beaumont Enterprise to the Austin American-Statesman and then to The Dallas Morning News. Marice lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and worked at The News for 26 years, covering city government, education, transportation and general assignments. She also worked for Reuters news service and as a business writer for the Fort Worth Business Press.

Does Surge of Early Voters Signal a Change in Texas Politics?

Enthusiastic Texans turned out in droves at the polls when early voting began last week, signaling that Texas might be shaking off...

Block Walking Becomes a Divisive Political Issue in the Age of COVID-19

In the final weeks of one of the most divisive election campaigns in recent history, candidates are rushing to deliver their message...

Both the Right and the Left Are Unhappy With Abbott

Greg Abbott has always faced criticism. It goes with the job of being a politician and governor. But since he began issuing...
Early Voting

Texas Election Sites May Not Have Problems, but Officials Are Prepared

An exhausting campaign season, punctuated by tumultuous court battles over expanding mail-in voting and prolonged partisan brawls, moves to the final stretch...

Latinx Voters Could Determine Election Outcome in Texas

Less than a week before early voting begins in Texas, Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to win over Latinx voters as both...
What ideas do state lawmakers

Is Medicaid Expansion Key to Correcting High Mortality Rate in ZIP Code 76104?

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas prided itself on a booming economy, plentiful jobs and a more affordable and better quality of life...
Flip the house

A Lot on the Line as Both Parties Seek to Flip the Texas House

With numerous tough battles in races up and down the ballot, among the highest stakes for both Democrats and Republicans is winning...
Lack of Straight Party Voting

Texas Heads to First Election Without Straight-Ticket Voting Option

A sweeping change to voting in Texas could mean long lines and lengthy waits at the polls as voters navigate ballots without...
Vote in Mail Confusion

No Wonder Voters are Anxious About Voting Options

As tumultuous battles over expanding mail-in voting in Texas play out in courtrooms and political brawls, it’s no wonder voters are bewildered...

Once a Republican, but Not Always: What Leads Some to Switch Parties

Several months ago, veteran political consultant L. Pierre DuBois was working with the campaign of Jim Wright, an unknown Republican candidate for...

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