Houston Matters

Harris County takes issue with latest election audit (Aug. 4, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The county's plans to sue the state over the latest audit of its elections, potential laws designed to stop abortion-related travel, the lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons, and the stories behind Houston's skyline.

Politics

Election officials say Texas’ new ID rules for voting by mail could cause more ballots to get rejected

Posted on · The requirement is part of Texas' new voting law, Senate Bill 1. A provision of the law requires that the ID number on the application for a vote-by-mail ballot, as well as the ballot itself, match the ID number a voter used to register to vote.

Politics

Houston-Area Republican Who Helped Trump Campaign Challenge Joe Biden’s Win Will Lead Election Work In Texas House

Posted on · State Rep. Briscoe Cain, R-Deer Park, was named chair of the House Elections Committee months after traveling to Pennsylvania to help the Trump campaign challenge the results of the 2020 election.