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2020 West Texas Runoff Election Results

By Public Radio Staff On Tuesday, voters in West Texas weighed in on a handful of state and congressional races, including a dramatic race for Congressional District 23 that’s still unresolved. Below you’ll find primary results for State Senate District … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day. Here’s What West Texans Need To Know About Runoff Candidates.

By Marfa Public Radio Staff Today, Texas voters will cast ballots for candidates that will run in the general election in November. The Texas primary runoff election will determine the candidates for a range of races, including U.S. Senate, U.S. … Continue reading

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2018 Midterm Election Results in West Texas

Results for the November 6, 2018 midterm elections are in.  In one of the closest races Texas has seen in a while, Sen. Ted Cruz eked out a victory over El Paso Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke, sending Cruz back to … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Defeats Beto O’Rourke In Re-Election Fight

The race between Cruz and O’Rourke emerged as one of the hottest in the country, with Democrats hopeful that O’Rourke could break the Texas GOP’s iron grip on statewide offices.

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It’s Election Day. See What’s On Your Ballot And What You Need To Vote

Early voting in the November Midterms begins today Monday, Oct. 2  and runs through Nov. 2. Across counties, in West Texas, there is a slew of local and county-wide races on the ballot. You can find a breakdown of what you … Continue reading

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Do Political Yard Signs Actually Change Voters’ Minds?

Political pros talk about “activating” voters who are already fans of a political party.  And sometimes, signs are just subjects of curiosity for passersby.

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Senate race tops $100 million with latest filings from Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his Democratic opponent, Beto O’Rourke, have now raised more than $100 million combined.

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Why Texas’ Massive 23rd District Is Important For Republicans And Democrats

The sparsely populated region that’s bigger than some states is 70 percent Hispanic, but also covers part of the Permian Basin where the oil-and-gas industry has a lot of influence.

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How Can Ordinary Citizens Bridge The Partisan Divide?

The loud, divisive rhetoric on both sides of the aisle may not be pushing people to the political center but somewhere else: over the edge.

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Why Do We Elect Judges In Texas?

The Texas Standard and public radio stations across the state have been working together to help you make sense of the midterms through our Texas Decides project, inviting listeners to send in their questions. Our question-asker is Patsy Culver, a … Continue reading

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