Nearly 12,000 registered voters have received letters demanding proof of citizenship as part of Texas’s newest effort at “voter list maintenance.”
Republicans Cheered Greg Abbott’s Pick for Secretary of State. Surprisingly, Some Democrats Did Too.
John Scott, a conservative attorney who briefly represented the Trump campaign in a Pennsylvania lawsuit, says he does not believe voter fraud affected the results of the 2020 election.
Mainly what we already knew: Democrats will have problems in the state in 2022 and Austin is liberal.
Our attempt to explain why rodeo raffles, church services, and homestead tax exemptions for a handful of folks are on the ballot this fall.
GOP mapmakers have two new congressional seats to play with as the redistricting process commences, but ensuring they both go—and stay—Republican will be challenging.
Briscoe Cain Has Proved Ineffectual at Chairing the House Elections Committee. So Why Does He Have the Job?
Governor Greg Abbott has identified passing “election integrity” bills as one of his priorities for this legislative session, but the man in charge of ushering such legislation through the Texas House seems not up to the task.
On the eve of the election, Eric Benson examines the effects of early voting and the possibility of a number of Democratic victories come Tuesday.
Our lack of a voter-verified paper trail and contingency planning make us vulnerable, says Rice University’s Dan Wallach.
Republican congressman is among the most vulnerable in the nation.
What the battle over who writes regulations for Uber and Lyft in Austin tells us about the future of ridesharing and how much votes cost.
Houston’s much-debated Proposition 1 was taken down by 62 percent of voters.
Trey Martinez Fischer has a pointed explanation of why he lost the runoff in SD26
After a year of campaigning, the first gubernatorial race in a generation not to feature an incumbent governor comes to a conclusion. Wendy Davis has been a clear underdog since the race started—so how would you set the spread?
The voter ID law that went into effect this year remains controversial—and the subject of a federal lawsuit. Even some Texas legislators have had trouble with it.
Rick Perry isn't running for re-election in 2014
How my dad learned to stop worrying and love a Democrat.
It’s the only election that matters.
Night of the living Democrat.
Tom Craddick of Midland wants to be the first Republican Speaker of the House in Texas since 1873. He may already have the votes, but his critics are questioning his tactics.
He waffled about the Senate seat, then sought safe harbor in Bill Clinton’s cabinet. Why did Henry Cisneros choose HUD over headlines? Only he knows for sure.
Is it worth being a United States senator when you’re on the losing side all the time? Ask John Tower.