Tag Archives: Elections 2016

The Votes Are In – Here’s What You Want To Know Before The 2016 Election

We asked for your questions about this year’s election, and you delivered! Over the past few months, Marfa Public Radio and other public radio stations across Texas have compiled queries about this year’s election from voters all over the state. … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News, On the Air | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Hurd-Gallego Rematch, Veterans Issues Again a Flashpoint

If it’s an even-numbered year, there’s a good chance of a competitive race for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District, a perennial swing seat sprawling across West Texas. Also likely is a fierce debate over which candidate is a better advocate for … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vote For Your Favorite Elections Question For Our “Texas Decides” Project

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been compiling questions about this year’s election sent to us by voters across Texas. It’s part of a project we’re calling “Texas Decides.” Now, it’s time for you to help us decide which questions we answer! Vote for the … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS Spotlight, On the Air | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Kaine: Some Trump Voters Are ‘Motivated By Dark Emotions’

The Democratic vice presidential nominee said many Trump backers have “transitional anxiety” over societal and economic changes, but over time “you realize…these demographic changes aren’t bad.”

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump To Meet With Mexican President Ahead Of Immigration Speech

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s office said he invited both Trump and Hillary Clinton to visit Mexico. Peña Nieto has been highly critical of Trump, likening him to both Mussolini and Hitler.

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Border Patrol Union Endorses Trump for President

For the first time in its history, the national union representing Border Patrol agents has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season. On Wednesday, the union endorsed Republican Donald Trump. “We think this is an unprecedented time and we wanted … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Super Tuesday Results from the Big Bend Region

This story has been updated to reflect the results of a recount on Sunday (March 6) in the Presidio County Pct. 3 Commissioner’s race. Across the Big Bend region, some county-level races were decided in the “Super Tuesday” primaries, others will … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

At Last Minute, Presidio County GOP Finds Place to Vote

*Editor’s note: This story has been updated. Todd Beckett, a local insurance agent and Presidio County’s GOP chair, initially planned to offer only early voting to Republicans in the sparsely populated — and largely Democratic — county in Far West … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marco Rubio Announces Texas Leadership Team

WASHINGTON — On the heels of his strong third-place finish in Iowa, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida announced his Texas leadership team Tuesday morning. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz placed first in Iowa’s Monday evening contest, and is expected to also best Rubio in … Continue reading

Posted in KRTS News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment