Voting

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Here’s what you need to know about voter ID requirements.

Posted on · To register to vote, you need a Texas driver license or Texas Personal Identification Number issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety. If you don’t have either of those, you can register using the last four digits of your social security number.

Houston Matters

An averted railroad strike, and the NPR Politics Podcast comes to Houston (Sept. 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: What we avoided from a possible rail worker strike. Then, the first of many interviews with candidates from local elections. And we learn all about the world of bats!

Politics

This year’s Harris County elections have been plagued by long wait times. Tuesday could be more of the same

Posted on · Tuesday is Election Day in Texas, and the election administrator's office has already had difficulty with counting ballots and releasing election results. The office is anticipating more challenges amid push back from the county's Republican party.

Town Square

What you need to know for Election Day, plus how you can support Ukrainians here in Texas

Posted on · Harris County's Election Administrator discusses new voting machines, ballots, and other regulations in place as you head to the polls, and the Ukrainian American Society of Texas shares what they’re doing in this time of crisis to support Ukrainian Texans.