Posted on · Under Senate Bill 1750, the county clerk will take over management of elections, while the county tax assessor-collector will take charge of maintaining the county’s voter rolls.
Posted on · Senate Bill 1750 was set to take effect September 1. It would require the county to get rid of its appointed elections administrator and shift the office’s functions back to the elected county clerk and county tax assessor-collector.
Posted on · Former Judge Erin Lunceford is asking the court to require a new election in her contest against Judge Tamika Craft for Harris County’s 189th Judicial District Court. Craft’s attorneys attempted to have the case dismissed before calling their first witnesses.
Posted on · The county is asking a court to stay Senate Bill 1750 before it can go into effect September 1. If the law is allowed to stand, Harris County will be forced to hand over control of elections to the county clerk with less than two months to go before early voting begins in the fall elections.
Posted on · Nine of the 10 largest counties in Texas currently have Elections Administrators. The bill would only abolish the position in Harris County.
Posted on · A five-month investigation by Houston Public Media found there were problems with Harris County’s elections that stretched over multiple years under the leadership of both parties, but little evidence that those problems may have tilted election outcomes.
Posted on · State Senator Paul Bettencourt and State Representatives Briscoe Cain and Mike Schofield have filed identical bills that would force counties with more than 1 million residents to eliminate the appointed office, handing its functions over to elected officials.
Posted on · Harris County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the development of a program that would train and pay a dedicated corps of existing employees to help administer elections in the county, which has been scrutinized for its handling of recent elections.
Posted on · Jim McIngvale, a Houston businessman and Republican political donor, has launched an information-gathering campaign asking voters to share their experiences during the recent midterm.
Posted on · Our experts discuss recent developments and what we can expect in the future.
Posted on · Polling sites were scheduled to open at 7 a.m. but officials said four locations opened late.
Posted on · Everything you need to know to be prepared for Election Day, and how the city of Houston is celebrating the Astros World Series win.
Posted on · During the March primaries, the mail-in ballot application rejection rate hovered around 20%, but for the midterms it's just under 2%.
Posted on · Judge Sarah Beth Landau, who is not up for reelection this fall, said she was told Monday that Harris County's elections office had no record of her mail-ballot application.
Posted on · On Monday's show: The Astros are back in the World Series for the fourth time in six years. And early voting gets underway in Harris County.