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Candidates who are seeking federal, state, and county offices have filed to seek their respective seats in the upcoming party primaries. more
Gov. Greg Abbott last week announced the formation of a task force on concert safety after at least nine people were killed and hundreds injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Nov. 5. … more
Opening a second front in widening legal wars over redistricting, a coalition of mostly Hispanic, Democratic members of the Texas House filed suit in state court Wednesday challenging the … more
Eight amendments to the Texas Constitution were solidly approved by Texas voters on Nov. 2. Meanwhile, voters went to the polls in Royal ISD to determine whether the district would receive … more
Texas voters can soon weigh in on potential changes to the state’s Constitution regarding religious services, eligibility requirements for judges, county infrastructure and more. Election … more
In the five days since the Texas secretary of state’s office announced it is auditing the 2020 general election in four counties, local officials indicated they were in the dark about what the … more
Texas lawmakers on Monday released their first draft of a new congressional map for the next decade that includes two new districts in Austin and Houston — metropolitan areas with diverse … more
Texas officials from three of the four counties whose 2020 elections are being audited by the secretary of state’s office said Friday the development is an unnecessary partisan move aimed at … more
The top elections official in Harris County and a host of organizations that serve Texans of color and Texans with disabilities have fired the opening salvos in what’s expected to be an … more
A wave of changes to Texas elections, including new voting restrictions, is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Three months after House Democrats first broke quorum to stymie a previous … more
The Texas House approved an elections bill Friday along party lines with 21 Democrats declining to participate. The bill, slightly different from previously passed Senate legislation, now heads a … more
Texas Democrats on Saturday blocked a quorum in the House for the third time this year as the Legislature kicked off its second special legislative session called to pass the GOP elections bill, … more
Texas Republicans in Congress took on Texas House Democrats on Thursday in a tense, four-hour congressional subcommittee meeting that drilled into the technicalities of voter restriction bills … more
Outnumbered and virtually powerless to block conservative priorities they oppose, Democrats in the Texas Legislature say they are keeping their options open as they prepare for a special session that … more
Incumbent trustee for Position 7, Dawn Champagne, will retain her seat after defeating challenger Walter Butler. Meanwhile, former Katy ISD Trustee Rebecca Fox will pick the mantle back up after … more
Gina Hicks has won the race for the Katy City Council Ward B seat against incumbent Jenifer Stockdick with just more than 62% of the votes in the race. In the Ward A race, Dan Smith has defeated … more
Mayor Darrell Branch and Alderperson for Position 2 Lyndon stamps have retained their seats and will be joined by newly elected Alderperson for Position 1, Monique Taylor according to unofficial … more
Katy ISD, the city of Katy and Brookshire each have items on the ballot for the May 1 elections. Early voting began Monday, April 19 and runs through Tuesday, April 27. The polling places below are … more
Katy ISD Board of Trustees candidate for Position 6 Joe Wojcik announced this morning that he has dropped out of the race, effective immediately. Wojcik cited increasingly hostile and vitriolic … more
Harris County Commissioners Court awarded a $54 million contract to HART InterCivic for 12,000 new InterCivic Verity Voting Systems and related equipment for fuure Harris County elections Jan. 26. … more
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