Houston Matters

Power plays in commissioners court, the week in politics, and Cheech Marin (April 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.

Houston Matters

Elections administrator will resign (March 9, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Harris County Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria is resigning effective July 1. The news comes after a week of Republican demands for her ouster on the heels of a primary election marked by long delays in releasing vote totals.

Politics

Harris County elections administrator announces her resignation after 2022 primary election problems

Posted on · Longoria came under fire after her office took more than 24 hours to tally votes, and missed 10,000 mail-in ballots in the final unofficial count. Longoria has also been sued by the county GOP.

Politics

Texas says Harris County’s vote count will be delayed — a claim the elections administrator denies

Posted on · Harris County election officials won't have primary election results by the statutory deadline due to damaged ballots, according to the Texas Secretary of State's office.

Town Square

What you need to know for Election Day, plus how you can support Ukrainians here in Texas

Posted on · Harris County's Election Administrator discusses new voting machines, ballots, and other regulations in place as you head to the polls, and the Ukrainian American Society of Texas shares what they’re doing in this time of crisis to support Ukrainian Texans.