Election Postponement Update

Governor Abbott issued a Proclamation today allowing local governments the option of postponing the May 2, 2020 elections until November 3rd. “I strongly encourage local election officials to take advantage of these waivers and postpone their elections until November,” said Governor Abbott. “Right now, the state’s focus is responding to COVID-19 — including social distancing…

Texas Primary Election Results

Primary Election Results. Texans went to the polls on Tuesday, March 3rd to cast ballots in the Democratic and Republican primaries for presidential nominees, seats in the US Congress and Senate, 10 statewide positions, including the U.S. Senate, the Railroad Commissioner, and candidates for 8 seats on the state’s highest courts, the Texas Supreme Court…

Early Voting Numbers & News

Rep. Rodriguez Prepares for Senate Run. On Thursday, Representative Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) formed an exploratory committee for a potential run to fill the unexpired term of State Senator Kirk Watson (D-Austin). Sen. Watson, who has represented the Austin-area District 19 since 2007, recently announced that he would leave the Senate in April. Democratic State Representatives…