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Emily Yount Swelgin

Emily Yount Swelgin designs and develops features to help readers engage with The Texas Tribune's journalism, including a tool for identifying newsletters that fit your interests and preferences. Before joining the Tribune, she worked at The Washington Post and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and Spanish from UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Long lines for the start of early voting snaked around the parking at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center near downtown Houston on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
 Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

We took young Texans’ questions straight to the candidates. Here’s what they said.

Voting today? We know there’s a lot to keep up with this election season, so we asked young Texans what issues matter most and crafted a survey for candidates to respond to in their own words. See how candidates in statewide and competitive U.S. House races responded to your questions.

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