Turnout Appears Headed for the ‘Under’

Tuesday is Election Day. Early voting ended below the 2018 mark, but daily turnout exceeded the 2018 numbers for the last three days of the early voting period. To access this post you need a TX Elects Subscription. SUBSCRIBE TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE ACCESS NEWS &...

Early Voting Ends on Positive Note

Early voting has ended for Tuesday’s general election. Turnout continues to be below 2018 levels overall, but it showed signs of gaining ground over the past couple of days. For the first time this year, the number of early voters exceeded the same day in 2018 in the...

Early Voting Turnout May Foretell Trouble for O’Rourke

Early voting concludes Friday for the November 8 general election. Through yesterday (Tue.), the ninth day of the early voting period, 3.8M Texans have voted early in person (93%) or by mail (7%), corresponding to 21.5% of registered voters (RVs). To access this post...

Lagging Early Voting Pushes Down Our Turnout Estimate

Early voting continues through Fri. for the November 8 general election. Just south of 3M Texans have voted early in person (92%) or by mail (8%) statewide through yesterday (Sun.), the seventh day of the early voting period. Just over one out of every six registered...

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...

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....

Recounts to Begin Next Week in CD15, CD28 Runoffs

Early voting for the June 14 special election for CD34 (Lean R) concludes tomorrow (Fri.). As of yesterday (Wed.), just over 11K people have voted early in person (81%) or by mail (19%), representing 2.8% of registered voters. Slightly less than three quarters of all...