Articles about Elections

Last Day to Register to Vote in 2016 is Oct. 11

Posted on 10/7/2016
Tuesday, Oct. 11, is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election. This is either a postmark date or the date your county voter registrar’s office receives your application.

Analysis: An Early Guide to November's Competitive Texas Races

Posted on 6/1/2016
From the Texas Tribune: Most of the 218 races at the top of the state and federal sections of our general election ballots in November are not going to be competitive.

Primary Election Results

Posted on 3/4/2016
Substantial turnout had little effect on down-ballot races, and the House and Senate could see as little as 15 percent of their membership changing.

Turnout for Texas Primaries Expected to Be Highest Since 2008

Posted on 2/16/2016
With the race for the Republican presidential nomination too close to call and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont still waging an energetic campaign against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, election officials are bracing for exceptionally hig

Your Guide to Voting in the 2016 Texas Primary Election

Posted on 2/16/2016
The rules for participating in primary elections vary from state to state. Whether you’re new to Texas or simply haven’t taken part before, here are answers to common questions.

Nov. 3 Election Preview: Don't Forget to Vote

Posted on 9/29/2015
Texans will vote on seven proposed constitutional amendments this coming Election Day (Nov. 3).