Posted on · The Texas Secretary of State’s office published a preliminary report this week analyzing widespread failures during Harris County's 2022 general election.
Posted on · Among the bills lawmakers passed during the regular session are a measure that will abolish the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office and another that will allow the Texas Secretary of State to impose “administrative oversight” of the county’s elections.
Posted on · Several Harris County polling locations ran out of ballot paper and had technical issues on Election Day. Some election judges of both parties blame staff layoffs and poor training of Election Day workers for making those problems worse.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How Harris County elections will be different the next time we vote, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, and what a Houston teenager learned from running for city council.
Posted on · Nov. 3 could be a long night, but Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins says he's expecting unofficial returns without any major delays.
Posted on · In a bitterly contested election overlaid with the fears and risks of an uncontrolled pandemic, Harris County has become a case study in raw politics and partisan efforts to manipulate voter turnout.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest in the battle over mail-in balloting in Harris County, local researchers are determined to catch the next pandemic before it spreads from animals to humans, advice for job seekers amid the pandemic, and how alligator snapping turtles came to thrive in Buffalo Bayou in the shadow of downtown.
Posted on · The Supreme Court granted the Texas attorney general’s request to temporarily halt the county’s mailing of applications while the case is appealed. A separate order blocking the effort was set to end this week.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A Supreme Court ruling is a win for LGBTQ rights advocates, interim Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins answers questions, and we discuss recent media coverage of COVID-19 and protests over police brutality.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
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 · Teachers, students, parents and other voters had to wait for hours to cast a ballot on campus at the HBCU.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What local physicians are seeing regarding coronavirus fears, a Houston company claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19, and the diverse lineup of performers at this year's rodeo.
Posted on · Allowing voters to rank candidates by their order of preference is "an instant runoff."
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Early voting begins for Super Tuesday, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman answers your questions, how to deal with a toxic workplace, and remembering the music of Julius Eastman.