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It’s Election Day. See What’s On Your Ballot And What You Need To Vote

Early voting in the November Midterms begins today Monday, Oct. 2  and runs through Nov. 2. Across counties, in West Texas, there is a slew of local and county-wide races on the ballot. You can find a breakdown of what you … Continue reading

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How Can Ordinary Citizens Bridge The Partisan Divide?

The loud, divisive rhetoric on both sides of the aisle may not be pushing people to the political center but somewhere else: over the edge.

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WATCH: Cruz, O’Rourke Debate In San Antonio

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who trails Sen. Ted Cruz in the polls of a senate race that has garnered national attention, turned markedly more aggressive, while the two clashed on topics ranging from the judicial confirmation of Bret Kavanaugh and the makeup of … Continue reading

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National Voter Registration Day: What You Need to Know When Voting In Texas

Did you register to vote yet? Are you even eligible to vote? All important questions — especially if you’re not sure. But you’re in luck — we’ll show you how to find out. Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan effort with a … Continue reading

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We Want Your Questions About The Upcoming Midterm Elections

NPR member stations in Texas want to know what you want to know about the 2018 elections. In West Texas what are your priorities as we head into the November Midterms? What topics do you want to hear more from … Continue reading

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Lupe Valdez becomes first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for Texas governor

After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.

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New poll finds race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke “too close to call”

A new Quinnipiac University poll of Texas voters finds 47 percent support Cruz, the Republican incumbent, while 43 percent back O’Rourke, an El Paso Democrat.

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Texas poised to send its first two Latinas to Congress

Two Democratic Hispanic women – former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar and state Sen. Sylvia Garcia of Houston – just declared victory in open congressional races and are widely expected to win the seats outright in November.

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Who’s Running In The Democratic Primary For Governor (And Isn’t Named Valdez or White)?

On Tuesday, Texas Republicans and Democrats will choose the candidates they want on the ballot in November. The primary election includes several races for statewide office, including commissioner of agriculture, land commissioner — and governor. On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott … Continue reading

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Can Voters Loyal To One Party Cause Chaos In The Other Party’s Primary?

If you’re loyal to a particular political party, have you – or a fellow Democrat or Republican – at least thought about voting in the opposing party’s primary? Maybe for a person you think would be a weaker candidate in … Continue reading

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