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Election Ticker: Run, Run, Run-off Away
It's a whole new election, y'all! Don't be alarmed.
"...for the run-off races here, and more coverage at austinchronicle.com/elections...."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

UPDATE: Pressley Files Election Contest
CM Greg Casar responds to Laura Pressley filing
"...4 City Council candidate Laura Pressley filed a formal election contest to confirm or overturn the results of the..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Election Follies
Pressley contests D4 election, Zimmerman in ethics trouble
"...in the 201st District Court (Travis County) over the election contest filed by Pressley against District 4 Council Member..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

In Other Election News ...
Nader still off Texas ballot, Pete Sessions' naked butt, sexing up GOTV, and more
"...of the Ralph Nader campaign for ballot access in Texas, concurring with the lower court opinion that the sections..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature

Baffled on Election Questions
"...couple of questions. We always vote in primaries and elections city-, state-, and nationwide, and we are a little..."

Jan. 17, 2006 Postmarks

Election 2004 Updates
The latest electoral happenings in Central Texas, updated daily
"...Elementary School, where students voted in a mock presidential election. The vote was overwhelming: George W. Bush 46, John..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion
"...liquid fire of the state's Sunset Act, it's the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion. For not just years but generations,..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Notes
Tidbits from the campaign trail
"...three made this month were of senators up for re-election. Sen. Kim Brimer, R-Fort Worth, takes the chair of..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Election Notes
Critics charge that Clean Water Clean Government's finances are a bit murky
"...promote Prop. 1 and Prop. 2 on the city election ballot, had apparently violated campaign finance laws by failing..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Sen. Kirk Watson on the 86th Texas Legislature
“In Texas, we don’t focus on what our needs are; we focus on what we want to pay”
"...fifth term representing most of the city in the Texas Senate. His committee posts have included Finance, Health &..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?
"...Will our democracy survive the night? Will Texas inch a little closer to turning Travis-County-blue? Will D6..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

The Election, the Baby, and the Bathwater
Heflin challenge could reverberate statewide
"...community may well have a whole new perspective on Texas politics...."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...personal political event was in progress up in East Texas. In the auditorium of Frankston High School in Anderson..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

85th Texas Legislature Preview
Can the GOP-run House and Senate get along well enough to get anything accomplished?
"...moment captured the underlying conflict leading into the 85th Texas Legislature, it came on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan...."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Texas Republicans Dodge Criminal Campaign Finance Bullet
Republican Party of Texas cuts deal with Travis County on corporate money charges.
"...In a far-reaching deal between the Republican Party of Texas and Travis Co. Attorney David Escamilla, the state party..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Texas School Funding
Still unconstitutional
"...terrible case of déjà vu. In 2004, he told Texas lawmakers that the state's public school-finance system failed to..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

DNC Does the Texas Waltz
National Dems have high hopes for Texas ... one of these days
"...it been since the Demo­crat­ic National Committee met in Texas? Longer than most of its members could recall. So..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Election Notes
Prop. 2 will shape the way the area develops at a time when the community is trying to decide for itself what sort of neighborhood it wants to be
"...As the May 13 election looms, the debate over Propositions 1 and 2 has..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Missing the Point on Election Fraud
Texas Civil Rights Project criticizes Perry, Senate
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project today criticized Gov. Perry and the..."

Jan. 24, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Sen. Al Franken to Open Texas Tribune Festival in September
Trib CEO Evan Smith will query "Giant of the Senate" on his new memoir
"...a thrifty pickup from the distinguished speaker emporium, the Texas Tribune Festival announced today it’s locked down both a..."

Aug. 15, 2017 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...of, "The machine changed my vote!" In the 78 Texas counties (including Travis and Hays) that use the eSlate..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Breaking the Code
Plain English Is the Goal for Land Development Rules
"...illustration by Doug Potter..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.
"...including Harris, Tarrant and Waller (see below) counties in Texas. While some of the sites are pretty random (Texas..."

Nov. 5, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Election Ticker: Travis Turning Out
Voter registration deadlines come and gone
"...Mayor Steve Adler's re-election campaign announced Tuesday that he has raised more than..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Election Notes: Notes at the End of the Road
Just a few more days of this deluge
"...reader noted a discrepancy in donations made to Gallo's re-election campaign by the HDR, Inc. PAC. A review of..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...It's hard to imagine the 86th Texas Legislature being any crazier than the last three, or..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Election News
Does this campaign chest make me look fat?
"...Thirty days before an election is usually a good time to take stock of..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Rep. James Talarico on the 86th Texas Legislature
“There isn’t a blue or red way to fix public education – there’s only a right way”
"...Talarico (HD-52), one of the youngest members of the Texas House, was sworn in after his November election district..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Election Ticker: Don’t Listen to Us!
Midterm coverage, from the folks you love to hate
"...of in-person early voting in 2014's midterms. Out of Texas' 30 largest counties, the highest turnout percentage is in..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Notes: It’s a Family Affair ... Again
Susana Almanza's back in D3, and Ann Kitchen has an opponent
"...all likelihood meaning land use. Almanza has staunchly opposed CodeNEXT, aligning with Community Not Commodity and serving as one..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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