Elections

Counting the Vote

Posted on · As you may know, the polls close at seven election night. And that's when they'll begin announcing the results of absentee and early voting. But unlike past elections, we may actually be able to predict some of the winners based on those first numbers. Bill Stamps tells us why.

Elections

Houston Area ACORN Speaks Out

Posted on · The grass roots community group known as ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) has been under fire lately because of voter registration fraud, allegedly committed by some of its workers. Today Houston area ACORN members and local politicans gave their side of the story. Bill Stamps has reports.

Elections

Getting Cell Phone Out of Prison

Posted on · State Senator John Whitmire is vowing to crackdown on Texas prisons and the people who run them. Whitmire is leading the charge after receiving phone calls from a death row inmate who allegedly bribed a guard to smuggle in a phone. Bill Stamps has the latest.

Elections

Early Voting Sets Record Pace

Posted on · Early voting began today in Texas and runs through October 31st. Local and state officials have predicted a heavy turnout. Rod Rice reports that beating long lines motivated a lot of people to cast their ballots at the first opportunity.