Election 2020

Texas Counties Temporarily Blocked From Offering Multiple Mail-In Ballot Drop-Off Locations

Posted on · An order from a federal appeals court Saturday set up another potential legal showdown over voting in Texas as mail-in ballots are already being collected and just days before early voting begins.

Podcast

Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 44: Who Is Challenging Governor Abbott?

Posted on · "The consistent message that seems to be coming out of her campaign is she has no idea why she's running for governor" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on media and others' reaction to Lupe Valdez, one of the Democrats running for Texas governor

Politics

Vote On Federal Disaster Aid Could Up Pressure On Abbott To Tap Rainy Day Fund

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott will come to Houston later this month to meet with Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council members to discuss Harvey relief. Turner and his colleagues plan to make the point that Abbott’s reluctance to use the fund has made it harder to get Congress to pay for flood control projects

Texas Elections 2018

Andrew White Gains Momentum In Quest For Democratic Nomination For Governor

Posted on · The Houston entrepreneur has pulled even with his most likely rival, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, but a crowded field means the Democratic primary may go to a runoff. And the winner will still be a longshot against Republican incumbent Greg Abbott in November.