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Democrats Attack Fraser on Voter ID Bill
Horseshoe Bay Republican can't answer questions on own bill
"...“committee of the whole” regarding the Voter ID bill. Democrats are peppering author Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, with questions,..."

Jan. 25, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Looking for 'Real' Democrats
A report from the endorsement circus
"...the dominant Travis County party is of course the Democrats. Last week, seven Democratic clubs held a four-hour clusterfu..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Democrats Unite Behind Howard for District 48
GOP uncertain how to approach run-off
"...Whatever reasons the Democrats had for not uniting behind Donna Howard before last..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dan Grant: Why the Polls Don't Work
CD-10 candidate taks about why high voter turn-out could help Speaker Craddick now and hurt him in November.
"...likely voter," he said last night at a University Democrats meeting at UT Austin. The early voting turn-out state-wide..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Once Again, Republicans Just Better People Than Democrats
"...seems to be "It's Moral Values, Stupid!" The exit polls that showed 22% of the voters putting "moral values"..."

Nov. 8, 2004 Postmarks

Page Two: Eyes Wide Open
Obama supporters aren't as disillusioned as polls and pundits would have you believe
"...go their way. Right-wing talking heads constantly bring up polls that show the public differs with Obama's policy. They..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Playing Chicken in the House
Dems make offer to GOP to get things moving; GOP refuses
"...this time. I’m sitting in the Capitol, where House Democrats are “chubbing” – having lengthy, pointless discussions on noncontroversial..."

May 23, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Race to 270 (and 51, and 218 …)
An hour-by-hour viewer's guide to Tuesday night's election coverage
"...things to look for, hour by hour, as the polls close across the country...."

Nov. 6, 2012 News Post by Nick Barbaro

Smells Like Victory
For a change, this November's state elections might actually be interesting.
"...-- still demographically favor the GOP. So if the Democrats are going to pull off the statewide upsets they..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Column by Michael King

So Who's Trying to Steal the Election?
Republicans and Democrats trade accusations
"...election less than 24 hours away, both Republicans and Democrats are trading accusations of election-stealing. Within two minutes of..."

Nov. 1, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Spears Clarifies Voter ID Position, Points Out Maxey Error
Incumbent accuses challenger of lying
"...have required registered voters to present ID at the polls in addition to their registration card) and HB 626..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Spears Thinks Voter ID Is 'Reasonable'
Democratic voter registrar out of step with her party on issue
" addition to their voter registration card to the polls. But in a meeting last Friday with the Chronicle’s..."

Feb. 12, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

News Roundup: Reports, Rappers and (Dis)Enfranchisement
Government may or may not be a farce
"...two officers involved in a shooting; several early voting polls have scheduling problems, but hardly anyone is voting anyway;..."

Feb. 22, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Fighting Voter ID Laws
Activists and lawmakers give tips on how to stop "voter suppression" laws
"...coming across the border in buses to vote for Democrats. Look, I was on the school board, I could..."

June 7, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Keffer Targets Craddick
It's Eastland against Midland for the speakership
"...It's scarcely a secret that a swathe of House Democrats and Republicans hope that Speaker Tom Craddick's gavel-swinging days..."

Oct. 30, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

May 29 is Primary Day
Early voting rises late in Travis County before election day
"...There was a last-minute flurry of Democrats hitting Friday's ballot boxes, but with total turnout in..."

May 28, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Doggett Not Taking Reelection for Granted
Austin Congressman worries about low voter turnout in key areas
" reelection in District 25. But nervous talk among Democrats at Tuesday’s Central Texas Democratic Forum had us wondering..."

Oct. 26, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Dewhurst Thinks Two-Thirds Rule Will Hold
Lt. Governor says voter ID fight can be resolved
"..."That’s not really an issue. I’ve been talking with Democrats for the past year, as late as yesterday...."

Jan. 13, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Voter Suppression Allegations in Harris County
Could CD 10 race be affected?
"...some newly registered voters might show up and the polls and not find their names on the list of..."

Oct. 23, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Fantasy Electionball
Leave it to the Democrats to make everything @#$% complicated
"...popular vote, right? Nope – leave it to the Democrats to make it all complicated. First off, some of..."

Feb. 26, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Straw Pollsters
Will the Texas presidential straw polls end up meaning more than the actual primaries?
"...the tedium.) There's few events tinier than non-binding straw polls, and both Texas Dems and Republicans have had theirs..."

Sept. 10, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

District 23 Run-Off Today
"...there's reason to believe it may further pad the Democrats' margin of power in the House, and it's right..."

Dec. 12, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: The Way Things Are
Another victory for judicial fairness leads to … more discrimination at the polls
"...of government, and it remains for the opposition – Democrats or otherwise – to persist in the relentless electoral..."

April 14, 2017 News Column by Michael King

KBH Says N-O on Sotomayor
First Cornyn, now Hutchison come down against Supreme Court nominee
"...needs to get her profile back up fast. Recent polls show her and the incumbent in a statistical tie,..."

July 29, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Are Republicans Trying to Kill Voter ID?
"The target keeps moving on me" complains Elections committee chair
"...have or obtain photo ID – away at the polls. But ironically, it’s a pair of Republicans that Smith..."

May 6, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Hopson Holds On
Jacksonville House Dem increases margin slightly in recount
"...House Democrats are breathing a litte easier tonight as they shut..."

Dec. 2, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

CD 10 Race Getting National Notice
McCaul's advantage downgraded from "likely Republican" to "leans"
"...Since May, in a district once considered unwinnable for Democrats, polls have shown McCaul's lead dropping from 9% down..."

Oct. 30, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Noriega Is for Real – and Texas Is in Play?
Rasmussen polls show that Democratic hopes may be more than fantasy
"...Another big prize for the Democrats would be cracking the complete stranglehold the Republicans have..."

May 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Stunner in District 97: Democrat Barrett Wins
Dems edge to within five seats of House majority
"...with 52% of the vote. The win brings the Democrats within only five seats of retaking the majority in..."

Dec. 19, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Dream on, Dream Team
Democrats Fail to Convince Texas
" finish, with an onslaught of TV ads, push polls, and mailers shamelessly portraying Kitchen as a liberal big..."

Nov. 8, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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