Election Day 2012 Blog
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Posted on · Houston congresswoman says Harris County residents need to speak up if they feel they're being kept from voting.
Posted on · Houston voters will head to the polls tomorrow to make the final decision on HISD's nearly 1.9 billion dollar bond proposal. It would help the district rebuild or renovate dozens of schools.
Posted on · One of the closest local races on the ballot tomorrow isn't between two candidates. It's the METRO referendum — which asks voters to decide whether the transit agency should reauthorize a revenue-sharing plan with area municipalities.
Posted on · Early voting set a new record in Harris County. More than three-quarters-of-a-million voters cast ballots either in person or by mail by Friday night's deadline. It appears the increasing popularity of early voting is here to stay.
Posted on · Independent voters outnumber those who call themselves Democrats or Republicans. But what, exactly, is an independent voter? And what sort of influence, if any, do independents really have in Texas?
Posted on · Most people don't know all of the judicial candidates on the ballot, so they vote for the party, even when there is other information that might sway them.
Posted on · A relatively quiet race has helped mask the stark differences between Democrat Paul Sadler and Republican Ted Cruz in the race to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Posted on · It's the last day of early voting in Texas. Harris County has 37 early voting locations that will be open until 7 p.m. tonight.
Posted on · Tomorrow is the final day you can early vote for the Houston Independent School District's bond proposal. It's a $1.9 billion dollar plan to replace, rebuild or renovate 38 schools. Two opposing Political Action Committees have been fighting to get your vote. So which one is winning and how are people voting.
Posted on · Students are rallying support for a $1.9 billion dollar bond issue that would rebuild and renovate 28 Houston high schools.
Posted on · The Harris County Attorney hopes to hang on to his job as he faces a challenge from a former state lawmaker.
Posted on · A new KUHF/KHOU poll shows that black voters aren't as confident as other voters that their vote will be counted accurately. KUHF's Shomial Ahmad went out to talk to African-American voters.
Posted on · As areas of the northeast begin to evaluate the scope of damage left in Sandy's wake, the two presidential candidates are still waiting to see how they should proceed in a crucial campaign week. One Houston political observer says Sandy could both benefit and hurt President Obama.
Posted on · Following the defeat of incubant Tax Assessor-Collector Don Sumners in the Republican primary, Harris County voters will now elect a new person for the job. A longtime district courts staffer is now vying for the post against a Houston city councilman.