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Becca Aaronson

Becca Aaronson is the first-ever product manager at The Texas Tribune. She manages the Tribune's website redesign, coordinates cross-departmental projects and conducts user research to improve reader experience. She previously worked on the Tribune's data visuals team as a developer and project manager, contributing to several award-winning investigative projects. Becca joined the Tribune in 2010 as a journalist, and covered health care from 2012 to 2014, making waves with her coverage of women's health and the Wendy Davis abortion filibuster. She has a bachelor’s degree in cultural theory from Scripps College in Claremont, Calif.

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Graphic by Spencer Selvidge and Ben Hasson

Take In a View of the New Texas Space Race

SpaceX recently achieved a milestone when it successfully landed an unmanned rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean. Revisit our interactive project on the plans for commercial space flight in Texas, including SpaceX’s controversial facility in the southernmost part of the state.

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Just Miles Apart But a World of Difference in College Paths

The Top 10 Percent Rule aims to give all Texas public high school students an equal shot at getting into the state's top public universities. But that doesn't guarantee that students will seize that opportunity. This story is part of the Tribune's "Price of Admission" series.

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At Schools Just Miles Apart, a World of Contrast in Paths to College

The Top 10 Percent Rule aims to give all Texas public high school students an equal shot at getting into the state's top public universities. But that doesn't guarantee that qualifying students will seize that opportunity. This story is part of the Tribune's "Price of Admission" series.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Stuart Seeger

How Much Texas Politicians Spent per Vote in 2016 Primaries

House Speaker Joe Straus spent $307 for every vote he got in Tuesday's primary election, leading the pack of state candidates. Here's a table detailing how much money selected state candidates spent for each vote they got.

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Who Are the Biggest Spenders in Texas Races?

Political organizations have contributed more than $26 million to state races in Texas since Jan. 1, 2015. Take a look at the biggest-spending political groups and which types of candidates they support most.

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