With the filing deadline for the March 3, 2020 primary over, Texans now know who will be running for the 150 Texas House seats up for grabs.
State Rep. Mike Lang, R-Granbury, listens in during the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety hearing on Sept. 17, 2019. Eddie
HD-28 runoff could turn a Fort Bend County seat blue. The next Republican stronghold poised to flip to the Democrats is Texas House District 28.
By Christopher Adams In runoff-election happy Texas, it seems voters are losing interest in a drawn-out voting process that comprises successive runoffs where turnout numbers
By Jef Rouner Immigration is a hot button political issue and has stayed one for the past several years. Many people point out that crackdowns
By TONI BROWN Texas Democrats have filed suit to overturn a 35-year-old state law requiring politicians in the governor’s party to be listed first on
A handful of Democrats in the Texas House have signed a pledge not to accept any donations from the fossil fuel industry during their reelection
The Texas Republican Party committed the political equivalent of an own goal when it sent its 2020 election strategy to the Democrats. The Texas GOP
A massive protest engulfed the Capitol rotunda in 2017 as protesters rallied against a “sanctuary cities” ban.Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune By ROSS RAMSEY
Thanksgiving politics. Is there a way to enjoy a day full of food, football, and fellowship without ferocious political arguments that threaten to turn the
Two new Democratic groups and a former Austin city manager have filed suit against the Texas Secretary of State’s office over a new law banning
Population growth has pushed Harris County across federal thresholds that require offering ballots and other election assistance in four languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese.
Amy Clark Meachum, a longtime district judge in Travis County, kicks off her campaign for chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court in Austin on
Poncho Nevárez’s legacy will go down as one filled with good, bad and WTF moments. Former representative Alfonso “Poncho” Nevárez (D-Eagle Pass) recently came into
By ROSS RAMSEY Texas purple? A state that’s been reliably red for 25 years is being treated as a battleground by both Republicans and Democrats.
In what’s shaping up to be one of the most-watched state house races in Texas, an unlikely underdog has emerged with a surprising fundraising prowess
Texas runoff elections set for Jan. 28. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has set a date for runoffs in the latest crop of special elections. Texas
HD-148 results show that Anna Eastman and Luis Larotta are headed to a runoff election. None of the 15 candidates received more than 50 percent
Houston voters passed a new Houston METRO bond. Houston voters approved a transportation bond that will build $3.5 billion in improvements without raising taxes. The
HD-100 results show the closest race of the special election was in Dallas. In a heavily Democratic south Dallas district formerly held by Mayor Eric