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Alexa Ura

Alexa Ura covers demographics, voting rights and politics for The Texas Tribune, with a focus on the state's growing Hispanic population. She previously covered health care for the Tribune, where she started as in intern. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a journalism degree.

Recent Contributions

Abbott Highlights Education Roundtables in Ad

In a new online ad, Attorney General Greg Abbott, a Republican candidate for governor, highlights a series of policy roundtables he has hosted. They are part of his campaign's efforts to gather information for a more detailed package of education policy proposals he is expected to announce in January.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

Democratic SD-10 Hopeful Has Long Republican Voting History

Senate District 10 candidate George Boll is running as a Democrat for the seat Sen. Wendy Davis is vacating, but the Fort Worth-area attorney has only voted in one Democratic primary since 2000. Meanwhile, Boll’s voting history record shows he’s voted in 11 Republican primaries and runoffs.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Bob Daemmrich / Micah Baldwin

Abbott's Privacy Rights Proposals Draw Attention

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has pushed for more stringent privacy laws, and privacy rights activists say his proposals would benefit Texans. But some concerns tied to enforcement are being raised.

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