Harris County Civil Courthouse


Second day of judicial election challenge trial focuses on countywide problems with mail-in ballots, early votes

Posted on · Republican voting officials Kay Tyner and Colleen Vera took the stand for the plaintiff, former Judge Erin Lunceford, in Lunceford’s election challenge lawsuit against Judge Tamika Craft. Lunceford is seeking a new election in Harris County’s 189th Judicial District Court.


Layoffs in Harris County elections offices may explain some 2022 voting problems

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. 

Houston Matters

Control of Harris County elections (April 3, 2023)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We learn about a pair of bills in the legislature that could change who's in charge of elections in Harris County. And we offer you a chance to vent about your pet peeves and frustrations about life in Greater Houston.


GOP donor Mattress Mack files lawsuit against Harris County Elections office for access to 2022 Election Day records

Posted on · The law suit alleges that the Harris County Elections Administration Office failed to turn over records and is refusing to turn over records that are "patently germane" to understanding what happened in the 2022 elections. 


Texas agencies’ plan to monitor Harris County elections raises concerns among observers

Posted on · In a letter sent Tuesday to Harris County's elections administrator, the Texas Secretary of State's Office said it and the Texas Attorney General's Office will dispatch inspectors, security trainers and legal advisors to the county during the upcoming midterm election.