Tribpedia: 2014 Statewide Elections

The 2014 statewide elections feature more open seats — posts without incumbents seeking re-election — than any Texas election since 1990. And even though presidential ballots attract bigger turnouts, a gubernatorial year with competitive races from the top to the bottom of the ballot should engender some voter interest.

As with the 2012 elections, the courts could have a role ...

We're livestreaming Gov.-elect Greg Abbott's Austin news conference on his transition plan. The news conference is expected to start at 11:30 a.m. Central time. The feed is courtesy of KXAN-TV

Livestream: Greg Abbott Discusses Transition to Governor's Office

We're livestreaming Gov.-elect Greg Abbott's Austin news conference on his transition plan. The news conference is expected to start at 11:30 a.m. Central time. The feed is courtesy of KXAN-TV

TribCast host Reeve Hamilton and Tribune editors Evan Smith, Ross Ramsey and Emily Ramshaw unpack the 2014 general election after the ballots are counted.

Video: The Post-Election TribCast

TribCast host Reeve Hamilton and Tribune editors Evan Smith, Ross Ramsey and Emily Ramshaw unpack the 2014 general election after the ballots are counted.

Travis County residents line up to vote at Austin's Highland Mall on Nov. 4, 2014.
Travis County residents line up to vote at Austin's Highland Mall on Nov. 4, 2014.

Liveblog: 2014 General Election Results

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Throughout the night, our liveblog will keep you updated on the results of general election battles statewide, from the first early voting totals through the last ballots counted, from local legislative races to the governor's race.

 

Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey on WFAA-TV's "Inside Texas Politics" on Nov. 2, 2014.
Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey on WFAA-TV's "Inside Texas Politics" on Nov. 2, 2014.

Inside Texas Politics: Election Preview

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics with host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey offer an Election Day preview. 

Emily "SpicyBrown" Sanchez is on the ballot as the U.S. Senate Green Party nominee. Sanchez, a full-time physical therapist assistant, is also a slam poet who travels throughout the state for performances. Photographed at the Spider House Ballroom in Austin on Oct. 26.
Emily "SpicyBrown" Sanchez is on the ballot as the U.S. Senate Green Party nominee. Sanchez, a full-time physical therapist assistant, is also a slam poet who travels throughout the state for performances. Photographed at the Spider House Ballroom in Austin on Oct. 26.

From State of Pappy and Kinky, SpicyBrown Seeks U.S. Senate Seat

Green Party candidate Emily Sanchez has few resources in her bid for U.S. Senate. What she does have is a nickname, SpicyBrown, that voters will see on the ballot.