Redistricting Data Release Delayed Again

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it would deliver redistricting data to the states by September 30, six months later than originally planned. The bureau will release the data all at once, rather than on a rolling state-by-state basis as in the past. The new...

Early Voting Ends in HD68 and Other Inauguration Day News

HD68 special: Early voting concluded yesterday (Tuesday) for Saturday’s special election. A total of 3,756 people voted in person (90%) or by mail (10%) through that day, representing 3.7% of registered voters across the 22 counties. The five largest counties – Cooke...

Election News for the Eve of the Legislative Session

The 87th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature convenes tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon. HD68 special: Early voting began today (Monday) for the January 23 special election to fill the unexpired House term of Sen. Drew Springer (R-Muenster). Redistricting: A Dept. of...

Five File for HD68 and Other News for January 4

Five candidates filed for the January 23 special election to fill the unexpired House term of Sen.-elect Drew Springer (R-Muenster): John Berry (R), Jacksboro financial planner and former Jack County Commissioner Jason Brinkley (R), Gainesville attorney and Cooke...

HD68 Field Grows and Other News for New Year’s Eve Eve

HD68 special: Jacksboro financial planner John Berry, a former Jack County Commissioner, and Nocona boot manufacturer Craig Carter have filed as Republicans for the January 23 special election. Berry was appointed in 2017 to fill an unexpired term and lost the 2018...

Census Bureau Estimates Texans Population Is 29.36M

Texas has 29.36M residents as of July 1, according to new population estimates released today (Tuesday) by the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates “were created without incorporation or consideration of the 2020 Census results,” according to accompanying release...