Town Square

Experts Agree Texas Voting Systems Needs To Be Reformed But Disagree How

Posted on · An expert from Rice University's Baker Institute explains how the Republican-led opposition to voting expansion rights may hurt them more at the ballot box than it may hurt Democrats.

Town Square

After Early Voting Breaks Records And Heightens Emotions, Election Day Is Finally Here

Posted on · A University of Houston researcher assesses systemic barriers and opportunities for civic engagement in Harris County, our panel of voting experts your last-minute voting questions, and live reports from polling locations by Houston Public Media reporters.

Election 2020

2 Texas Polls Split On Statewide Support For Trump, Biden

Posted on · Rice University political scientist Bob Stein told Houston Matters host Craig Cohen on Tuesday that the split results are the result of methodology differences combined with a tighter-than-usual race in Texas.

Politics

Turner Leads Houston’s Mayoral Race And Voters Support METRO Bond, HPM-KHOU 11 Poll Finds

Posted on · More than one-third of respondents say they'll vote for incumbent Sylvester Turner -- though even more of them give the city of Houston a poor grade on flood control and road maintenance.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Health Care Merger, and Rep. Culberson Candidate Interview (Oct. 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at the proposed merger between Memorial Hermann and Baylor Scott & White. Then, Rep. John Culberson of Congressional District 7 answers your questions. Plus, we learn what makes Houston a difficult place to conduct polls. And we reflect on the Battle of Gonzales.