Elections

Harris County needs “immediate” upgrades to voting infrastructure, internal report finds

Posted on · The post-election analysis by the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office could not yet determine whether alleged paper ballot shortages had kept people from voting, as the Harris County Republican Party has charged.

Houston Matters

Brittney Griner released (Dec. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss what we know about Griner’s release and whether the prisoner the United States released is a steep price to pay. And we learn why the League of Women Voters of Houston is shifting from a volunteer-only organization to hiring staff.

Politics

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.