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Texas Voter Turnout Down Compared To 2010

Preliminary results show about a third of Texas registered voters cast ballots in top statewide races Tuesday, a 5 percentage point decline from the 2010 midterm elections.

11/05/2014

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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

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Last Day On The Campaign Trail For Abbott, Davis

Before the polls close at 7 p.m., the two candidates for the top political office in Texas reminded people to get out the vote.

11/04/2014

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Republican Hopes To Unseat Veteran Democrat Dallas County DA

Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.

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Controversial Remarks Surface In Dallas County Judge’s Race

The Dallas County Judge race between Democratic incumbent Clay Jenkins and his Republican challenger Ron Natinsky hasn’t received much publicity at all… until now.

10/29/2014

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New Voting Option For People On Ebola Watch List

Early voting has begun for the Nov. 4 Election, but around 100 Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital workers are unable to go to the polls.

10/21/2014

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Keller ISD Eyes $169.5M Bond Package To Build More Schools

Monday was the first day of Early Voting for the November election, and one issue in Keller has people taking sides.

10/20/2014

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Wendy Davis Votes Early, Rejects Talk Of Long Odds

Trailing in polls and money with just two weeks until Election Day, Democrat Wendy Davis on Monday cast her ballot on the first day of early voting and rejected talk that her bid for Texas governor is headed for defeat.

10/20/2014

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Texas Asks Supreme Court To Preserve Voter ID Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state’s voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.

10/16/2014

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Wendy Davis TV Ad Touches On Greg Abbott’s Disability

A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis focuses attention in the Texas governor’s race on Republican Greg Abbott’s use of a wheelchair, accusing him of not siding with victims like himself.

10/10/2014

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Debate Preview: What Texas Lt. Gov. Candidates Must Do To Win

With a 10 to 12 point lead in the polls, analysts say the race to be the next Lieutenant Governor of Texas is Republican Dan Patrick’s to lose.

09/29/2014

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Abbott Backs Out Of Televised Debate With Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor’s race with Democrat Wendy Davis.

08/29/2014

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