Day 1 Early Voting Totals Lag Behind 2018, 2020

Early voting continues for the November 8 general election. Just under 4.5% of registered voters have cast ballots in person or by mail through yesterday (Mon.), the first day of early voting by personal appearance. A total of 789K voters have already cast ballots...

Polls Show Steady Republican Leads as Early Voting Begins

Early voting is underway for the November 8 general election. Harris Co. reported nearly 61K people voted in person today (Mon.), down slightly from the first day of 2018. The number of mail ballots returned is also down by around 9K. Bexar Co. reported 32K people...

Turnout Projections Point to Around 10M Voters

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday for the November 8 general election. Absentee voting is already underway. As of yesterday (Mon.), at least 65K mail ballots had been returned. Turnout Projections: In a call with reporters, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said he...

Abbott, O’Rourke Each Announce Raising Around $25M

Today (Tues.) is the deadline for statewide and legislative candidates with general election opposition to file their 30-day-out campaign finance reports. These reports disclose contributions received, expenditures made and loans taken out between July 1 and September...

National Dems Canceling Ad Reservations for CD15

Tomorrow (Tues.) is the deadline to register for the November 8 general election. Early voting by personal appearance begins Oct. 24. Absentee voting is already underway. CD15 open (Lean R): Axios’s Josh Kraushaar reported the House Majority PAC is planning to cancel...

Ryan: No Post-Dobbs Surge in Voter Registrations

Texas is closing in on 17.6M registered voters as Tuesday’s deadline approaches, representing a net increase of 410K since the March primary and 640K since November 2020. According to Republican consultant and data nerd Derek Ryan’s analysis, there have been 421K...

Ad, Endorsement and Poll News for October 4

Early voting by personal appearance begins in 20 days. As of yesterday (Mon.), a little over 3K absentee ballots have been returned to counties reporting numbers this far out from election day. The deadline to register to vote is one week from today, Tuesday Oct. 11....

2 New Polls’ Hispanic/Latino Voter Preferences Clash

Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke trails Gov. Greg Abbott, 50%-42%, according to a new Emerson Coll. poll. Independents favor Abbott, 44%-37%. The candidates have nearly equal but opposite favorability ratings: Abbott 55/43, O’Rourke 44/52. Abbott leads O’Rourke...

Poll: Republicans Lead Statewide Races by 5-8 Points

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) leads Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke, 51%-44%, among likely voters, according to a new Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation poll. His lead increases to 53%-43% among “almost certain voters,” continuing a trend observed in recent polls. More than...