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Voter turnout higher than previous elections in some Texas counties

Voter turnout for the first day of early voting was higher than previous years in some counties.

Voters pack lines in Houston on the first day of early voting

Voters came out in force for the first day of early voting in Harris County.
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Austin faces a rising tide

Will we proactively prepare so that we might ride this tide to a new future or will we choose to turn our backs, only to be crushed under its weight?

Will Texas Latinos come out for the midterms?

If Democrats want a blue wave in Texas, they'll need to energize Latinos to vote.

Rocker Don Henley gives Texas political candidates a boost

Don Henley - yes, the guitar shredding crooner who founded the Eagles - has donated money to Texas Democrats running in this fall’s election, according to filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.

Texas pastors say Austin politicians are failing students and public schools

As one pastor said, “We need our legislature to start speaking positively about our students and our teachers and our public education. We need them to be advocates and not opponents.”

Here's how much money was raised in races for these state offices

Here's how much money was raised during the last period for three statewide races in Texas.

Kimberly Olson out raises Sid Miller in agriculture commissioner race

Kimberly Olson has raised nearly five times as much as incumbent Sid Miller in the race for Texas agriculture commissioner.

Justin Nelson out raises Ken Paxton in race for attorney general

Democratic challenger Justin Nelson has raised twice as much as Republican incumbent Kenneth Paxton in the race for Texas attorney general from July to October, according to recent campaign finance filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.

Gov. Greg Abbott raises nearly 50 times as much as Lupe Valdez

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has raised nearly 50 times more than his opponent Democrat Lupe Valdez in the state’s gubernatorial race, according to the latest campaign filings with the Texas Ethics Commission.

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