This election will be highly unusual. Here’s what you need to know before voting.
Sheriff Troy Nehls won his primary as a Trump ally, but has distanced from the president in his race against Democratic challenger Sri Preston Kulkarni.
Once a Democratic stronghold, then gerrymandered to be a Republican one, the district includes a large swath of Austin and part of southern Tarrant County near Fort Worth.
After some Houstonians had to wait in six-hour lines to vote in the March primary, new county clerk Chris Hollins is determined to help every eligible Houstonian cast a ballot this fall.
In the 2018 midterms, many lifelong Republican women voted Democratic. Will the urgent issues driving this election keep them there?
Both parties’ conventions sidelined politicians from the nation’s second biggest state. They might have had good reason.
MJ Hegar defeated Royce West in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, Troy Nehls crushes Kathaleen Wall in Fort Bend County, and other key results.
Access to mail-in ballots has been restricted by the courts, but Texans might be able to vote from their car.
A sleepy Democratic primary runoff against challenger Sara Stapleton-Barrera heated up last week when a mailer, using a nickname for the incumbent, incited numerous political allies to rally behind him.
Republican primary runoff candidate Renee Swann has circled around her opponent’s implication in the Ukraine scandal, perhaps worried that any attacks might not play well in a bright red district.
Originally scheduled for May and pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic, the elections feature a few key races, some scandal-ridden candidates, and many old friends.
Facing a runoff to become the GOP candidate for a congressional district south of Houston, Wall is putting her personal wealth—but not much shoe leather—into her campaign.
The race to choose a Democratic challenger to John Cornyn has been overshadowed by other news, but it finds the Texas Democratic Party bitterly divided.
The disparity is even more stark when you consider that Wyoming is just one of 35 states with a smaller population than the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex alone.
The resignation of a key election official serves as a warning about the dangers of conducting elections in person during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Greg Abbott is letting counties decide whether to postpone certain May elections. For the general, expanded vote by mail may be necessary.
We weigh in on the most important Super Tuesday races, recent results, and what it all means.
Like a lot of Democratic primary voters, I am still in a black hole of indecision, with the clock running down.
The booming suburbs of Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio could change the distribution of power in the state.
This year is going to feature a lot of confident pronouncements from experts who will be proved wrong again and again.
The Vermont socialist looks surprisingly strong in the Lone Star State.
Iowa and New Hampshire don’t look like the rest of America, while Texas is a microcosm of the nation.
Castro’s presidential ambitions have ended, but Texas has likely not heard the last of him.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the Senate candidate outlines her plan to unseat John Cornyn.
This could be the year that Texas Democrats finally break through. (Yes, really.) But Republicans have a solid plan to stop them.
A government agency finds human rights abuses, and a five-year high for abuses by Border Patrol agents.
Some Texas Democrats are quietly urging the former San Antonio mayor to drop his White House bid, but many Hispanics wish him to fight on.
In just a few years, the reputed genius behind Trump’s election has completely reinvented himself. But is his story too good to be true?
The San Antonio congressman said he feels he can accomplish more in the majority party in the U.S. House
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey today, O'Rourke left his options wide open.
John Cornyn may be vulnerable and 2020 looks even better than 2018 for Democrats—but who will run?
The former San Antonio mayor threw his hat in the ring during a formal announcement Saturday.
The former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member said he will announce his intentions in January.