Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman is resigning, the potential for Texas to be a battleground state, the contributions of Asian Americans to Greater Houston, and veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions.
Posted on · Trautman cited “personal health concerns,” her age and the COVID-19 pandemic as the reasons for resigning less than halfway through her term.
Posted on · The move comes as many counties, including Harris County, prepare for an expected massive increase in absentee ballot requests due to the coronavirus pandemic
Posted on · Allowing voters to rank candidates by their order of preference is "an instant runoff."
Posted on · County Commissioner Rodney Ellis took issue with County Clerk Diane Trautman’s claims that she had no legal option other than to remove the contested race from the December runoff ballot.
Posted on · Fort Bend, Harris and Brazoria Counties are taking steps to secure their systems – and reassure their voters – ahead of next year’s presidential contest.
Posted on · The County Clerk’s and Sheriff’s Offices will explore setting up a polling site at the Harris County Jail, possibly as early as this November’s election
Posted on · County Clerk Diane Trautman estimates it will take until July of next year to select the new voting machine vendor -- too late to be used for the 2020 presidential election.
Posted on · Harris County officials hope to reach an agreement with party leaders by the end of the month. Voters would check in at joint primary tables and select one party on an iPad.
Posted on · Under Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman’s proposal, voters would be able to cast their ballot at any of the county’s 700-plus polling locations, regardless of where they live.