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Dem Convention: Turning Texas blue
Travis County Dems have the spirit, yes they do!
"...to admit this past weekend was our first county convention. But it's fair to say the same was true..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

So Who Won the Precinct Caucus Delegates? (UPDATED)
We don't know yet.
"...won't know for certain until the state Democratic Party Convention here in Austin. Unlike the voting totals, which are..."

March 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Precinct 3 Race Likely a Rematch
The Precinct 3 primary looks to be a preview of a fall rematch
"...contests. Here in Travis County, the race for the Precinct 3 seat on Commissioners Court gathered its own historical..."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

It's Party Time at the State Convention
There's still plenty of fun to be had …
"...While Democrats' eyes are still fixed on the National Convention, the Texas Democratic Party still has to get through..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Make Your Vote Count – Twice!
A primer on Democratic precinct conventions
"...for it – is to show up at your precinct convention at 7:15pm on March 4, after the polls..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Today Is Election Day
It's time, people. Make your voice heard.
"...polls close, don’t forget to participate in your local precinct convention – held at your precinct polling location (see..."

March 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Primary Set for May 29
Filing re-opens, and parties change precinct rules
"...both Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to rewrite their convention rules...."

March 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

More Caucusing!
Caucus system creates community, state rep says
"...Garnet Coleman strongly disagrees:Statement of Rep. Coleman on Texas Precinct Convention Process (Houston)//--State Representative Garnet F. Coleman (D-Houston) issued..."

March 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Richie Rejects Clinton Request
Party already has a verification process, chairman says
"...Texas Democratic Party that the county and senatorial district conventions be postponed until the million or so signatures from..."

March 17, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cross-Border Craziness: Frontera Residents Blast ‘Frankenfence’
"...As Democratic precinct caucus results trickle in from all along the Texas-Mexico..."

March 10, 2008 News Post by Cheryl Smith

Point Austin: Democracy Rocks!
On this day, change happened from the bottom up
"...If you survived your precinct convention last night – and Chronicle colleagues have been..."

March 7, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Final Early Voting Numbers Blow Away Previous Records
Good job, Travis County!
"...forget that you still need to report to your precinct voting location after the polls close at 7pm on..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...out in such numbers, both for primary-day voting and precinct conventions, that the crowds nearly overwhelmed the process –..."

March 7, 2008 News Feature

Last Day of Early Voting
C'mon – everybody's doing it!
"...(when you'll be forced to vote at your neighborhood precinct), so Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir is begging citizens..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Richie Says Clintonites Must Back Barack
Party chair says he has mixed feelings about party's dual primary/caucus system
"...Backstage at the Texas Democratic Party Convention down here at the Austin Convention Center, party chair..."

June 7, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...been a little chaotic, but the spirit of a precinct convention – of neighbors who rarely get to see..."

March 14, 2008 News Feature

Soul Searching
Asleep at the Switch
"...not to stand with him at the state Democratic convention in June...."

Oct. 30, 1998 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Thanks to All the Election Workers
"...for your election coverage, especially the explanation of the precinct convention process. I want to extend my warmest appreciation..."

March 6, 2008 Postmarks

Last Minute Dirty Tricks
Clinton camp hurls accusation, but is it backed with evidence?
"...campaign is violating Texas Democratic Party rules by circulating precinct convention sign in sheets in advance and are having..."

March 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capital City Christian Coalition
"...educating and motivating voters on the political process. Through precinct convention training seminars, the Christian Coalition offers training for..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Party Conventions Party Down: Saturday, April 21
Onward through the fog for Travis County Dems and GOP
"...and Democrats in Travis County are bypassing the normal precinct conventions and heading straight into modified county conventions on..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Frontera Residents Blast 'Frankenfence'
Hatred of feds' planned fence/wall hybrid for region is bipartisan, far-reaching
"...As Democratic precinct caucus results trickle in from all along the Texas-Mexico..."

March 14, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Libertarians on the November Travis County Ballot
Third party files for 12 offices
"...AUSTIN - March 17, 2008 - At its county convention on March 15, the Travis County Libertarian Party (TCLP)..."

March 24, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Election Notes
Notes from the campaign trail
"...the scheduled March 29 Democratic county and senatorial district conventions. Clinton is concerned that proper rules weren't followed for..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature

Election 2004
The GOP chair wages war against his own party’s right- wing fringe; Business as usual in the Williamson County Attorney’s office
"...component of local party politics – the election of precinct chairs – would become this year's sleeper for the..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...delegates can still change their minds before the state convention.) The Travis County Democratic Party has released the full..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature

Welcome to the Circus!
The redistricting fight and the grassroots politics of chaos
"...of unintended consequences: Election officials are struggling to redraw precincts and find the staff to run them; the parties..."

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Endorsements
"Smart Growth" Bond Proposals:
"...Board Member, Precinct 2: Charlie Nettles..."

May 1, 1998 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Endorsements
"Smart Growth" Bond Proposals:
"...Board Member, Precinct 2: Charlie Nettles..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

The March Primaries and After: The Filing Report
Flurry of last-minute filings
"...Elliott. "The last Keel that was on the ballot, [Precinct 3 Constable] Richard McCain [defeated] comfortably." That Keel was..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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