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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, where he writes regular columns on politics, government and public policy. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly. 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.

Recent Contributions

Julian Aguilar

What to Expect When You’re Electing

It’s not the most exciting election season Texas has ever seen. Most legislative races are over after the primaries and what’s left, with an exception in the Texas Senate, don’t appear to involve the balance of power in the House.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll probes the elections, the mood of the state and voters’ views on issues. Aguilar on a pugilistic Democratic leader in the Texas House. Rocha on John Carona’s evolving views on same-sex unions. E. Smith interviews state health czar Kyle Janek. KUT’s Philpott on the choices in the U.S. Senate race. Grissom, Murphy and Seger with a look at the 250 executions during Gov. Rick Perry’s tenure. Galbraith on educating students about water. Aaronson on the turbulence around the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. The best of our best from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2012.

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Army Pfc. Carlynn Knaak

2012 Elections, Now — At Last — in Progress

Early voting is underway as of this week. The presidential and U.S. Senate debates are over as of this week and last, respectively. All that's left is getting out the votes and then counting them. That said, here is our second-to-last Hot List of the year.

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