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KUHF Conversations: UH Prof. Murray on City Charter Amendment 3

Posted on · For four years, Houston has been snapping hundreds of thousands of pictures of drivers running red lights. On Tuesday, voters will decide whether to keep the system, with Proposition 3. David Pitman welcomes UH Political Science Professor Dr. Richard Murray back to the program to talk about who benefits from the red light camera system, and what it might mean for the city if voters decide it should be scrapped.

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Bush 41 Backs Incumbent

Posted on · Republican Governor Rick Perry has picked up the endorsement former President George Bush Sr. and the former First Lady, Barbara Bush. The announcement was no surprise since Perry and Bush are Republicans. But the Governor talked about his ad that features a Houston police officer whose husband was murdered in the line of duty. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Houstonians Cast Early Ballots

Posted on · The election is less than ten days away and with this being a non-presidential election both parties say voter turnout is critical. Here in Houston, some people are casting their ballots during the early voting period. Bill Stamps tells us how it its going so far.

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KUHF Conversations: UH Prof. Murray on City Charter Amendment 1

Posted on · As election day approaches, KUHF is taking a closer look at some of the ballot issues voters will decide. Proposition 1 would set up a dedicated, pay-as-you-go fund to improve Houston's aging streets and drainage system. David Pitman sits down with University of Houston Political Science Professor Dr. Richard Murray to discuss some of the issues surrounding Prop. 1, including the desire by schools and non-profits to be exempt from having to contribute the water bill surcharge to pay for the program.

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KUHF Conversations: Democratic Candidate Bill White

Posted on · We're less than two weeks away from Election Day and former Houston Mayor Bill White is spending his days all over the state, the home stretch of his campaign to unseat Texas Governor Rick Perry. White was a popular mayor and hopes to take his message of fiscal responsibility and fresh ideas to Austin. White spoke with KUHF's Rod Rice earlier this week. We want to make it clear that we've extended the same invitation to Governor Perry, and so far haven't heard back.

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White Votes Early

Posted on · Voters appear to be taking the advice of election officials who recommend casting ballots early for the November second election. Lines formed outside one location before polls opened. Pat Hernandez tells us more.

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Early Voting, A Go for Monday

Posted on · Early voting in Texas begins on Monday as elections observers keep an interested eye on how things work in Harris County. As Wendy Siegle reports, a fire earlier this year that destroyed thousands of electronic voting machines hasn't thrown off preparations for this election.

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HISD: No To Prop 1

Posted on · Opposition is growing to Proposition 1, or Houston's proposed drainage fee, which voters will decide vote on in November. The Houston School Board approved a resolution asking for an exemption. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Voting Booths Arrive

Posted on · The first truck of voting equipment loaned to Harris County has arrived. A number of neighboring counties are pitching in to help after a fire destroyed all of Harris County's voting machines. Bill Stamps has more.