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From the Permian Basin to the Big Bend, voters are weighing in on several elections, from city council races to school board elections. Check here for election results in Alpine, Marfa, Presidio and Ector County.
By NPR President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating. After a haphazard first debate, and a canceled second one, this final debate has new rules … Continue reading
By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune In a surprising upset, incumbent Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton has conceded to challenger Jim Wright in Tuesday’s Republican primary for a seat on the board overseeing Texas’ oil and gas industry.
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Bernie Sanders wasted little time Friday night at a Dallas-area rally getting to what he said would be a “dramatic announcement.” “We’re gonna win the state of Texas,” he declared, setting off raucous cheers.
By Ashley Lopez, KUT Immigration is likely to be a key issue in the 2020 presidential election, but so far Democratic candidates have largely shied away from the issue in their campaigns. Julián Castro hasn’t. The former HUD secretary and … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Former Democratic congressional candidate MJ Hegar is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Hegar, a former Air Force helicopter pilot, mounted a high-profile bid to unseat U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, in November, fueled … Continue reading
By Ashley Lopez and Stephanie Federico, KUT “This is our moment of truth and we cannot be found wanting,” Beto O’Rourke told a crowd of cheering supporters as he officially kicked off his presidential campaign in El Paso on Saturday. … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune After months of intense speculation, Beto O’Rourke is entering the presidential race Thursday, marking an extraordinary rise from little-known El Paso congressman a few years ago to potentially formidable White House contender. “Amy and I … Continue reading
By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune All signs indicate Beto O’Rourke will run for president in 2020. But the former congressman remained coy on Saturday during a question-and-answer session at the SXSW Film Festival, where he dodged an inquiry as to whether he … Continue reading
Texans Fighting Citizenship Question On 2020 Census Are Headed To Court. Here’s What You Need To Know.
By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune Opponents of adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census won big last week when a New York-based federal judge ordered the Trump administration to remove the controversial question from the once-a-decade count. Now, a … Continue reading