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Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy creates graphics, interactive stories and data-driven features, wrangles difficult datasets and works on tools to make development for the team more efficient. He also oversees the design and maintenance of our large-scale explorers.

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 Illustration by Ben Hasson, Laura Buckman for The Texas Tribune

Texas Primaries 2018: Full election results

Texas primary election results for Democrats and Republicans running for statewide, congressional and legislative offices and the State Board of Education.

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 Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Antony Vance Clicks

Texas Republicans getting almost 90 percent of money flowing into state elections

Donors pumped a total of $67 million into state-level campaigns from the beginning of 2017 through Jan. 25, and a whopping $57 million of it, or about 86 percent, went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. Gov. Greg Abbott got nearly a third of all the political money raised since the start of last year.

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 Shelby Tauber

Who’s on the Texas primary ballots in 2018?

Who’s on the ballot in Texas for the March 6 primaries? Here are all the Democrats and Republicans running for statewide, congressional and legislative offices and the State Board of Education.

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How many Texas eighth-graders from 2005 went on to college?

Use our Texas Higher Ed Outcomes Explorer to track the educational milestones of every student who started eighth grade in a Texas public school between 1997 and 2005. You can see figures broken down by county, ethnicity and other factors.

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Explore new data about Texas' 8,757 public schools

We’ve updated our Texas Public Schools Explorer with data from the 2016-17 school year. Explore demographic trends, graduation rates and teacher salaries for all 1,203 school districts and 8,757 campuses in the state.

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 Graphic by Ryan Murphy/FEMA

Where Hurricane Harvey’s effects were felt the most in Texas

According to a preliminary analysis by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at least 150,000 properties may have been affected by the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey. A majority of these properties — at least 96,000 — are located in Harris County.

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