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The El Paso state representative, who's in hard-fought primary today, got into a verbal sparring match on live radio with a reporter.
Your afternoon reading.
Photographer Justin Dehn and I hit up some polling places around Austin to see what was on voters minds. We selected some timely music for our drive.
Some losing candidates in today's primary election could have one last chance to win — provided they meet one of three criteria.
Some unsolicited advice on how to make the most of Election/Texas Independence Day: Vote, of course, if you haven’t already. Then, get a party together and crank up the “Farouk!”
We have a ton planned for our coverage of primary night, including something approaching real-time results, frenetically updated maps, and a crowdsourced liveblog. Let the game(s) begin!
Use our simple new data application to scan $150 million in campaign fundraising and spending by the major-party candidates on today's ballot.
National Journal says she's more conservative than Alexander, Hatch, Murkowski, and a few others but less conservative than the vast majority of her colleagues.
Just in time for election day comes the release of a Farouk Shami-themed hip-hop song from the official campaign. This is not a parody.
In a midnight move before tomorrow’s election, 10th Court of Appeals Justice Felipe Reyna fired the opening salvos of a defamation lawsuit against a Longview doctor and two political action committees supporting his GOP primary opponent, Al Scoggins.
Gov. Rick Perry issued a posthumous pardon today for Tim Cole, who died in prison after he was wrongly convicted of rape.
An election that initially favored Sen. Hutchison has settled into a contest where Sen. Hutchison’s support is in the high 20’s while Gov. Perry’s is in the mid-40’s.
Early voting totals in Texas' largest counties nearly doubled, with the GOP race leading the charge.