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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

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Runoff Rundown

In years when both parties had statewide primary runoffs, turnout in the second round of voting averaged almost half of turnout in the first round. On average, the runoff got a vote for every two in the primary. In elections with a statewide runoff, the average Republican runoff turnout was 27.3 percent of the party's average primary turnout. For Democrats, the corresponding number was 34.9 percent.

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TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Grissom's analysis of misconduct by prosecutors and Murphy's interactive guide to the data and documents behind it, Aguilar on Mexico's presidential election and the official counting, Batheja and Root on donor vetting in the U.S. Senate race, Galbraith on what the drought has done to the Ogallala Aquifer, Hamilton queries education experts on STEM, M. Smith's cheat sheet to guide you through the state's school finance lawsuits and Dehn's latest Weekend Insider on runoff elections and prosecutors: The best of our best from July 2 to 6, 2012.

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