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Primaries: Parties Agree on April 3
Dems, GOP set new calendar, but still need court approval
"...a deal for a new calendar for the 2012 primaries, one that provides little benefit to the presidential aspirations..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Primary Filings: The Democrats
Breaking down the election filings for the Dems
"...County Democratic Legislative delegation, but with filing for the 2010 primaries closing last night, it's clear that there will..."

Jan. 5, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

May 29 is Primary Day
Early voting rises late in Travis County before election day
"...boxes, but with total turnout in tomorrow's May 29 primaries still only just cracking 6%, it could be anyone's..."

May 28, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Update, 12/29/09
Only two business days lefts to file
"...The die is so very nearly cast in the 2010 primaries. Filing closes shortly, so the list of contested..."

Dec. 29, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Update: 12/16/09
Battle lines drawn in State Board of Ed, HD-47 fights
"...and more filings continue to dribble in for the 2010 primaries. The big fights seem to be in the..."

Dec. 16, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

"...the reins at the underperforming department on Feb. 1, 2010, to much applause from environmentalists...."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature

Downton Versus Workman in GOP Primary
House Redistricting Counsel to challenge Travis Republican Rep
"...Bearse to fight off Holly White Turner in the 2010 primaries, accusing her from the start of being a..."

Oct. 10, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Queerbot by Any Other Name ...
Use your words carefully
"...A CBS News/New York Times poll released this past..."

Feb. 17, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Election Results
State and local tallies

March 5, 2010 News Feature

Quick Election Round-Up: Legislature
Tea Party challenges falter, but a few big names fall
" few State House races are contested in November, primaries really decide much of the shape of the next..."

March 3, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Campaign Finance Reports
Cash makes the contender
"...the first round of campaign finance reports for the 2010 primaries and general elections as the great predictor of..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Panamanian Pandemonium With the Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast!
APD's promotion commotion, election info and more
"...The Totescast is back for 2010, with a jam-packed download detailing next week's City Council..."

Jan. 7, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Top 9 State Stories
"...4) DECK CHAIRS ON THE 'TITANIC' The 2010 primaries turned into the Mad Hatter's tea party. U.S...."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

In It To Win It
UPDATED: First two day's filings for 2010 elections in Travis County
"...Thursday marked the opening of filing season for the 2010 primaries and the first wave of Travis County hopefuls..."

Dec. 6, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Back in the Saddle
Sen. Kirk Watson files for Senate, ending statewide speculation
"...So filing began this morning for the 2010 primaries: Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, was up early for..."

Dec. 3, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Legeland Update
Sunset shuffles, forensic fights, defections and campaign filings
"...As filing date looms for the 2010 primaries, more names throw their hats into the various..."

Nov. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the Circus!
The redistricting fight and the grassroots politics of chaos
"...the only absentee voters on the county's mind; the 2010 Military and Over­seas Voter Empow­er­ment Act requires counties to..."

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

And They're Off!
Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders
"...6pm Monday marked the first major landmark of the 2010 elections: Filing closed for the March 2 primaries. As..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Taking Politics Back to School
State Board of Ed races highlight educational tensions
"...By getting motivated voters to the polls during Republican primaries, they've been able to count on straight-ticket voting in..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Seeing Red in House District 47
Downton and Workman campaigns are black and blue in Travis' only red district
"...In 2010, after four years of a solidly Dem­o­cratic House delegation..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Nolan Ryan Pitching at Kinky Friedman?
The no-hitter king and the Jewish cowboy for ag commissioner
"...and has dabbled in ag commissioner politics before. In 2010, he helmed the exploratory committee for then state rep,..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Just Say No!
Rick Perry's approach to sex education has helped Texas boost its teen pregnancy rate
"...before a live audience in the KLRU studio in 2010, Evan Smith, editor of the Texas Tribune, put his..."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Statewide Candidate Filings Trickle In
A slight attendance dip and only a couple of traffic hiccups in event's second year
"...eying statewide office. With filing for the March 4 primaries closing on Dec. 9, it's time for declared candidates..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

House Speaker Fight Changes Card
Far right changes challenger to Straus to lead Texas House
"...and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst took in this year's primaries, it may not be hard to become the heaviest..."

Dec. 13, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Not Done Yet: July Run-offs
A rundown of the July 31 run-offs
" and unpredictable territory: In a normal year, the primaries are over and done with by mid-April. The combination..."

June 8, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Party Conventions Party Down: Saturday, April 21
Onward through the fog for Travis County Dems and GOP
"...The primaries may not be until May 29, but the political..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Year in Books
Freedom, Finkler, and Kids of America
"...sweet: I picture them standing at either end of 2010, guarding the gates of rock like twin titans or..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

"...• Filing for the March 2 primaries closed Jan. 4 with a flurry of last-minute paperwork..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...left to file for a slot in the March primaries, applications continue to arrive with few big surprises. The..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature

Deep in the Heart of Texas Political Scandals
Crimes, carousing, and contravention from the Capitol grounds
"...abuse. In 2016, the lawmaker was ousted in the primaries. – Mary Tuma Ma & Pa Ferguson: Two Govs..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

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