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TX Decides: What Are Cruz And O’Rourke’s Stances On The Environment?

By Diana Nguyen We’re in day three of early voting, and Texas is seeing voter turnout headlines it’s not used to. For once, it seems the word “Shocking” isn’t followed by “-ly low.” Have any questions before you cast your … Continue reading

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Lupe Valdez, Andrew White clash over abortion, immigration in debate

The Democratic runoff candidates for governor sparred Friday evening over abortion and immigration in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 election.

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How Much Does Voting Matter in a Gerrymandered District?

Texas is one of three states whose legislative maps have landed them before the Supreme Court this term.

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What Does An Election Judge Do – And Who Gives Them That Gig?

Early voting for the March 6 primaries in Texas started this week. But, if you plan on voting on Election Day, it’s possible you might run into someone at your polling location with the title of “election judge.” As part … Continue reading

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2018 Elections: What You Need Know Before Early Voting

The midterm elections are often the overlooked middle child of any election cycle. But while they don’t get as much press as races during Presidential election years, the stakes are high. Thirty six states, including Texas, are voting for governor in … Continue reading

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UT/TT Poll: Clear sailing for Abbott, Patrick, uncertain waters for Bush, Miller

Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are far ahead of their Republican primary opponents in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, but the Democrats running for those two high offices face more difficult paths to their party’s … Continue reading

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Texas’ Attempt To Pass ‘Bathroom Bill’ Inspires LGBT Candidates To Get On The Ballot

More than 40 Texans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender are running for public office this year. Advocates say this is an “unprecedented” number of candidates who are openly LGBT – and that this isn’t just backlash to Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Who Writes The Bills Your Legislators Sponsor?

Lawmakers in Austin have just over a month to figure out the state’s budget for the next two years, plus a parade of other legislation, from reforming Child Protective Services to figuring out how to fund public schools. In all, … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidates Sound Off on Local Issues

Early voting starts today and all this week, we’ll take a look at the elections and issues at stake throughout West Texas. Today we turn to Marfa, where last week candidates for City Council, the school board and mayor met … Continue reading

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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

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