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Runoffs Begin in State Legislature Races

Runoffs Begin in State Legislature Races

Of the 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives, 16 are headed back to the voters on May 24 for runoff elections, after none of the candidates managed to surpass 50 percent of the vote. Of the 31 seats in the Texas state Senate, one is headed back to the polls...
Texas Right to Life Releases Ratings of Legislature

Texas Right to Life Releases Ratings of Legislature

Less than two months away from the Republican primary, Texas Right to Life has released their legislative scorecard for incumbent politicians. “The Pro-Life Scorecard is the most effective way for Pro-Life Texans to evaluate if their elected officials adequately...
Analysis: Real People Are Hurting

Analysis: Real People Are Hurting

Most Tuesday mornings, the Texas Minute—our weekday email publication—includes the One-Click Survey. It’s almost always a question about policy or politics, oftentimes tinged with a bit of humor. We ask readers to not only “click” an answer, but to then reply with...
Fraud Fix Filed Amid Phelan Feud With Abbott, Patrick

Fraud Fix Filed Amid Phelan Feud With Abbott, Patrick

UPDATED October 2. Amid a voter-fraud feud between Texas’ “Big Three” politicians—Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dade Phelan—sparked by grassroots activists demanding action, two Republican lawmakers filed legislation Friday to fix a...