Politics

Harris County elections administrator announces her resignation after 2022 primary election problems

Posted on · Longoria came under fire after her office took more than 24 hours to tally votes, and missed 10,000 mail-in ballots in the final unofficial count. Longoria has also been sued by the county GOP.

Politics

The race to succeed Houston state Rep. Garnet Coleman heads to a runoff — and a special election

Posted on · Former Houston City Councilmember Jolanda Jones and Realtor Danielle Keys Bess will face each other in a late-May runoff, but that’s only after voters choose who’ll fill out the remainder of Coleman’s current term in an early-May special election.

Houston Matters

Delay in Harris County’s primary vote count (March 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Harris County failed to finish the election count on time — a claim the elections administrator denies. So, what's going on and what does it mean? Plus, a conversation with the new chair of the Metro board, and remembering Houston blues musician and band leader Milton Hopkins.

Energy & Environment

Race to be Texas’ top oil and gas regulator appears headed to a runoff in wild GOP primary

Posted on · Despite its name, the Railroad Commission oversees oil and gas extraction, as well as pipelines, in the state. That role has led some to call it one of the most important regulatory agencies in the world, especially when it comes to energy policy and climate change.

Politics

Texas says Harris County’s vote count will be delayed — a claim the elections administrator denies

Posted on · Harris County election officials won't have primary election results by the statutory deadline due to damaged ballots, according to the Texas Secretary of State's office.

Town Square

Primary Election Day voting experience very frustrating and confusing, Harris County residents say

Posted on · On this special Election Day edition of Town Square, we go inside the Harris County primary voting experience and discuss the issues that are driving voters, featuring the hosts of Houston's longest running political show, "Red, White, and Blue."