state elections

GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Many Key Texas Races Aren’t Expected To Be Close

Texas’ top-of-the-ballot races look like foregone conclusions. In fact, of the 198 major races across the state, only 19 look to be really competitive.

11/05/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dead Voter Names Can Stay On Texas Rolls

With the general election only weeks away, a Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from ordering counties to strip their voter lists of names that belong to people the government thinks may be dead after thousands of letters were sent to voters telling them to confirm they are alive.

09/20/2012