Abbott Endorses Springer and Other News for December 1

SD30 special: Gov. Greg Abbott (R) endorsed Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) over salon owner Shelley Luther. Decatur farmer Andy Hopper, who finished sixth in the special election with 4% of the vote, endorsed Luther. He was previously supporting Springer, but changed...

Early Voting Begins in Local Runoff Races

Early voting is underway in various local jurisdictions holding December 8 runoff elections including Arlington, Coppell, Denton, Duncanville, Frisco, Haltom City, Irving, Keller, Mansfield, Odessa and Palmview. Early voting begins on Wednesday in local jurisdictions...

Outlook for the Presidential Race in Texas

Two fundamental questions will be answered Tuesday, or shortly thereafter: Will Joe Biden become the first Democratic presidential nominee to carry Texas since 1976 and the first Democrat running statewide to win since 1994? Will Democrats capture the net nine seats...

Record-smashing Early Voting Sets Stage for Tuesday

Early voting for the November 3 general election has concluded in Texas. At least 9M Texans voted early through yesterday (Thursday) with an uptick in turnout expected on the final day. Coming into today (Friday), 53.3% of registered voters had already cast ballots....

Early Turnout Eclipses 91% of Total 2016 Voters

Early voting, which continues its record-setting pace, concludes Friday. Through yesterday (Tuesday), the first-ever 15th day of early voting, 8.2M Texans – 48.3% of registered voters – have cast ballots in person (7.3M) or by mail (893K). Already, the number of...