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Alex Samuels

Alex Samuels is the community reporter for The Texas Tribune. She graduated in 2017 from the University of Texas at Austin's School of Journalism. She joined the Tribune in August 2016 as a newsletters fellow and later transitioned into a reporting fellow just in time for the 85th legislative session. Prior to coming to the Tribune, Alex worked for USA Today College as both a collegiate correspondent and their first-ever breaking news correspondent. She has also worked for the Daily Dot where she covered politics, race, and social issues.

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It's Election Day. What's on the Texas ballot?

Today is Election Day. Texans are being asked to decide on seven amendments to the state’s constitution, including  two creating new property tax exemptions and one allowing professional sports teams to hold charitable raffles. Here's what's on the ballot.

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