Revisiting Our Election Predictions

Now that most of the dust has settled, we take a look back at our predictions about the overall state climate and specific legislative and congressional races. We’ll take each of our five predictions in order. 1. Republicans sweep statewide races, including the...

Our Live Election Night Coverage Begins Soon

Please point your browser to https://txelects.wpengine.com/live/ for our real-time coverage of tonight’s general and constitutional amendment election. We will begin our coverage around 7 p.m. CST, when polls close across most of Texas and counties begin to release...

By the Numbers: 2016 General Election

A few notes on Tuesday’s presidential election results: A record 8.93M Texans cast votes in this general election, and 6.17M registered voters didn’t. The number of votes cast is 10.5% more than the previous record set in 2008 and 11.7% more than in 2012. Just over...

Archived Election Night Updates, Part 3

We emailed these live reports and updates throughout Tuesday night to our subscribers and friends. General Election Update – Midnight Texas officially sets record for number of votes cast in presidential election as 8.1M votes have been counted, breaking 2008...

Archived Election Night Updates, Part 2

We emailed these live reports and updates throughout Tuesday night to our subscribers and friends. General Election Update – 9:40 p.m. CD23: Hurd doing surprisingly well in Val Verde Co., down just 700 votes despite 1,300-vote straight-ticket disadvantage there....

Archived Election Night Updates, Part 1

We emailed these live reports and updates throughout Tuesday night to our subscribers and friends. General Election Update – 7:15 p.m. EARLY VOTING ONLY Dallas Co. HD102: Koop 54-46 HD105: Anderson 52-48 (1,061 vote margin) HD107: Neave 50.04-49.96 (29 votes...