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Mealer contesting election (Jan. 6, 2023)

We learn why former Republican candidate for Harris County Judge, Alexandra del Moral Mealer, is formally contesting the results of the November election.

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On Friday’s show: Former Republican candidate for Harris County Judge, Alexandra del Moral Mealer, announced she will formally contest the results of the November election. We learn why she’s made this announcement now, two months after she conceded the election to incumbent Judge Lina Hidalgo.

And we learn more about Pres. Biden's upcoming visit to the border.

Also this hour: We close out our series on the year ahead in Houston life with News 88.7's Andrew Schneider discussing what the year may have in store in state and local government.

Then, two years after the Capitol insurrection, we discuss what's happened to Houston-area participants since and contemplate how we can avoid a repeat of the violence there after the next presidential election.

And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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