Rep. Justin Rodriguez Appointed Bexar County Commissioner, Special Election Set for Feb. 12

State Representative Justin Rodriguez (D - San Antonio) was selected by Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff last Friday, January 4th to replace County Commissioner Paul Elizondo, who died two weeks ago. Rodriguez was sworn into office immediately thereafter, and is leaving his seat in the Texas House.

New law challenges early voting access for Texans

Over the last several election cycles, Texas voters across the political spectrum seem to agree on one thing—most of us really like early voting....
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New candidates in HD-138 election

New candidates file for the HD-138 election. Since state Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) announced he won’t be seeking another term challengers have come out...

National Representation and a Chosen Location? In Texas, Yes.

Every time state House Speaker Rep. Pete Laney’s gavel meets the dais in the Texas legislature, he makes a statement: “members, vote your district.” This...

Texas Primary Stunner: Republican Incumbent Loses in Railroad Commissioner Race

In perhaps the most shocking election result from Super Tuesday in Texas, incumbent Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton lost in the Republican primary to relatively...

Texas’ Rules for Mail-in Voting Won’t Work During Pandemic, A New Lawsuit Argues

A coalition of voters and civil rights groups opened a new front Monday in the legal wars over mail-in voting in Texas during the...

Polls Suggest Joe Biden Has a Shot at Winning Texas. How He Fares Here...

No matter how frequently it happens, it’s always a bit startling. Ever since February 2019, polls have been coming out indicating that former Vice President...

New State GOP Chair Challenges His Democratic Counterpart to Debates

The chairs of political parties don’t tend to be the people voters want to hear from, but that isn’t stopping the new chair of...

Clerk Holds Off on Sending Mail Ballots to Every Harris County Voter

For the time being, Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins is shelving his plan to send vote-by-mail applications to every one of the county’s 2.4...

Democrats Urge Abbott to do What Trump Has Not — Denounce White Supremacy

In a veiled stab at Democrats, Gov. Greg Abbott recently challenged all candidates for public office to join his back the blue pledge. It...
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