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Some of the Lone Star State’s Little-Known Election Laws

Posted on · On election day in 2014, Mallika Das, a U.S. citizen born in India but who did not speak English well, brought her son along to interpret her Williamson County, Texas ballot so she could vote. Texas law allows for this. Except her son lived across the county line in neighboring Travis county. And a little-known […]

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Election Guide for Procrastinators: Monday’s Show (November 7, 2016)

Posted on · So you didn’t get a chance to vote early, and you’ve been actively avoiding presidential politics in recent days. But you’d still like a primer on some local races and ballot initiatives before voting. No worries – we’ve got your back – as on this edition of Houston Matters, we offer a last-minute Houston election […]