A winner in one Texas House special election and a runoff in another

(From left to right: Art Fierro, Melissa Noriega, Christina Morales) Two special elections for the Texas House — District 79 in El Paso and District 145 in Houston — were held on Tuesday, January 29th and the results are in. El Paso Community College Board Member Art Fierro won last night’s special election for House […]

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La votación anticipada ha concluido en dos elecciones especiales para la Cámara de Representantes de Texas: el Distrito 79 en el Condado de El Paso y el Distrito 145 en el Condado de Harris.

La votación anticipada ha concluido en dos elecciones especiales para la Cámara de Representantes de Texas: el Distrito 79 en el Condado de El Paso y el Distrito 145 en el Condado de Harris. Hasta el viernes 25 de enero, 1,528 votantes habían emitido su voto en el Distrito 145, aproximadamente el 2.1 por ciento de […]

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Early Voting Has Ended in Texas House District 79 and District 145 Special Elections

Early voting has concluded in two special elections for the Texas House — District 79 in El Paso County and District 145 in Harris County. As of Friday, January 25th, 1,528 voters had cast ballots in District 145, about 2.1 percent of the district’s nearly 73,000 registered voters while 2,705 voted in District 79, about 3.1 percent of the district’s 88,034 registered voters. Election Day is Tuesday, January 29th.

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FEW CAST BALLOTS ON THE FIRST DAY OF SPECIAL ELECTION EARLY VOTING

Monday, January 14th was the first day of early voting in two special elections for the Texas House of Representatives. And while the two seats — District 79 in El Paso County and District 145 in Harris County —  are at opposite ends of the state, they shared something in common Monday, few voters. Less […]

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Eight File to Run for Texas House District 145 Seat to Replace Carol Alvarado

(From left to right, top to bottom: Elias De La Garza, Oscar Del Toro, Christina Morales, Melissa Noriega, Alfred Moreno, Ruben Gonsalez, Martha Fierro, Clayton Hunt) Eight candidates have filed to run for the special election for State House District 145, which was called by Governor Greg Abbott to fill the vacancy created when State […]

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Alvarado Sworn In As Senator, Special Election for Her House Seat Looms

On Friday, December 21st in Austin, Carol Alvarado (D-Houston) was sworn in as the new Texas Senator for District 6, and also resigned her seat as the Texas House Member from District 145. Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019 as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District seat recently vacated by former Representative Carol Alvarado.

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