Election News on Campaign Finance Eve

Campaign Finance Reports are due tomorrow (Monday) for federal, state and local (where required) officeholders and candidates. Federal officeholders and candidates will file July quarterly reports, which disclose contributions received and expenditures made between...

Brownsville, Port Arthur Voters Elect New Mayors

Runoffs continued to be dangerous places for incumbents on Saturday as voters in a handful of local jurisdictions settled the last few races left undecided by the May 4 elections: In Brownsville, Trey Mendez won the open mayoral runoff, 59%-41%, over Charlie Cabler....

Candidate and Legislation News for June 11

Early voting ended today (Tuesday) in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15 and continued in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 22. In Abilene, just under 4K people voted early in the P5 runoff between incumbent Kyle McAlister and...

Sheffield Draws 2 Challengers and Other News for June 4

Early voting has concluded in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8 and continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15. Turnout in Dallas Co. inched about 6% with more than 50K ballots cast, nearly all in person. Today (Tuesday) was the...

Brief Election News for May 30

Early voting continues in jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8. Early voting begins Monday in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 15. Through today (Thursday), the third day of early voting, nearly 2.2% of registered voters in Dallas Co....

Early Voting Begins and Other News for May 28

Early voting began today (Tuesday) in most jurisdictions holding runoff elections on June 8. Turnout today (including mail ballots) in Dallas Co. was 0.9% of eligible registered voters, which includes all of Dallas and portions of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Grand Prairie,...

Early Voting and Campaign Finance Update for April 28

Early voting continues through Tuesday in most jurisdictions holding local elections on Saturday. Turnout continues to be light across most of the state. Bexar Co.: Through Saturday, just over 35K people have voted in person, which is around 3.5% of registered voters....

Early Voting, Polling and Voter Fraud News for April 25

Early voting continues through Tuesday in most jurisdictions participating in the May 4 uniform election. Generally speaking, turnout is light across the state: In Dallas Co., turnout is just north of 2% through the first four days. Turnout exceeds 5% in around three...