Following the March primaries and May runoffs, the November ballot is largely set. Texas hasn't elected a Democrat statewide since 1994. Republicans hope to maintain that streak while Democrats are betting on a “blue wave.” The Texas Tribune is providing comprehensive coverage of key races and issues across the ballot.
Judge Elsa Alcala of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is a zealous opinion writer and critic of death penalty law. But after seven years on the bench, she's stepping down. Here are the three Republicans who are vying for her seat.
At a Tuesday forum in downtown San Antonio, the few differences that emerged between Democratic candidates vying to represent Congressional District 23 came when they tried to cast themselves as the best person to take on Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Will Hurd.
The recent Florida school shooting is spurring the Democratic gubernatorial field to press for new firearms restrictions, looking to draw a contrast with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's response to the massacre — and touching on a sensitive subject in gun-loving Texas.
The Texas primaries are one week away. Between statewide races and those for seats in Congress and the Texas Legislature, there are 215 races on the 2018 Democratic and Republican primary ballots. Which ones are on my updated short list?
Watch Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and his Republican challenger, Trey Blocker, virtually debate the issues and politics of the race in the latest edition of our "Split Decision" video series.
For the fourth time in as many election cycles, state Rep. Mary González is battling it out on the campaign trail. Her opponent, MarySue Femath, hopes to make history by being the first Native American elected to the Texas Legislature.
Seven seats for the State Board of Education are up this year but the outcome of one primary in North Texas could have a big impact on how it handles some hot-button issues. The next board's to-do-list includes setting sex education standards for the state.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Thursday posted negative research on Democratic congressional hopeful Laura Moser, one of seven Democrats vying to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. John Culberson.
House District 47 was drawn to be a conservative stronghold in the liberal Austin area. But Texas political experts say rising frustration with President Donald Trump in a district he won by fewer than 200 votes, could change things.
Schumer's support for Tahir Javed, a healthcare executive, is at odds with the local and federal Democratic establishments, who have largely supported state Sen. Sylvia Garcia's bid for the Houston-based congressional seat.