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Lupe Valdez, Andrew White clash over abortion, immigration in debate

The Democratic runoff candidates for governor sparred Friday evening over abortion and immigration in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 election.

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How Much Does Voting Matter in a Gerrymandered District?

Texas is one of three states whose legislative maps have landed them before the Supreme Court this term.

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What Does An Election Judge Do – And Who Gives Them That Gig?

Early voting for the March 6 primaries in Texas started this week. But, if you plan on voting on Election Day, it’s possible you might run into someone at your polling location with the title of “election judge.” As part … Continue reading

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2018 Elections: What You Need Know Before Early Voting

The midterm elections are often the overlooked middle child of any election cycle. But while they don’t get as much press as races during Presidential election years, the stakes are high. Thirty six states, including Texas, are voting for governor in … Continue reading

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UT/TT Poll: Clear sailing for Abbott, Patrick, uncertain waters for Bush, Miller

Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are far ahead of their Republican primary opponents in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, but the Democrats running for those two high offices face more difficult paths to their party’s … Continue reading

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Texas’ Attempt To Pass ‘Bathroom Bill’ Inspires LGBT Candidates To Get On The Ballot

More than 40 Texans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender are running for public office this year. Advocates say this is an “unprecedented” number of candidates who are openly LGBT – and that this isn’t just backlash to Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidates Sound Off on Local Issues

Early voting starts today and all this week, we’ll take a look at the elections and issues at stake throughout West Texas. Today we turn to Marfa, where last week candidates for City Council, the school board and mayor met … Continue reading

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Election Day 2016: Live-blog and Races We’re Following

It’s finally here: Election Day 2016. Marfa Public Radio is bringing you live special coverage of national, statewide, local and regional races throughout the evening. Listen at 93.5 FM in West Texas or online. After the polls close in Texas … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Elections Question For Our “Texas Decides” Project

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been compiling questions about this year’s election sent to us by voters across Texas. It’s part of a project we’re calling “Texas Decides.” Now, it’s time for you to help us decide which questions we answer! Vote for the … Continue reading

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