Articles 2018-05-14T11:52:21+00:00

After Election – 86th Session Update

The 86th Legislative Session will have a few new faces when it begins on January 8, 2019. Bill pre-filing for the 86th Session begins in 5 days on November 12, 2018. See below for statistics on the 86th and a recap of early send out this morning the seats gained […]

November 7th, 2018|0 Comments

November 6, 2018 Election Summary

2.4 times as many voters cast ballots earlier this year than in 2014, the last gubernatorial election, and early voting turnout nearly exceeded that of 2006, 2010 and 2014 combined, according to Jeff Blaylock from Texas Election Source.

Voter turnout on election day was 51.8% of registered voters as of time of publication, […]

November 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Election Day Overview

Polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning and will be closing tonight at 7 p.m. (anyone in line at 7 p.m. can still cast their vote) for the November 6 Midterm Election. It is possible the statewide results will be solidified earlier in the evening while some local races may […]

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Governor’s School Finance Proposal

The Texas Tribune released an article last week which covered details of Governor Abbott’s school finance proposal, including a link to the Governor’s presentation, “Improving Student Outcomes and Maintaining Affordability through Comprehensive Education and Tax Reforms.” Education observers have noted the Governor’s staff has consistently reached out to education […]

November 5th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Election Update – Early Voting Ends Today Nov. 2

Early voting the for 2018 Midterm Election ends today, Friday, November 2 – traditionally the highest day for early voter turnout. As of Wednesday evening, 33.7% of Texas voters had turned out to the polls in Texas’ largest 30 counties.  Although turnout has been trending downward in the last few […]

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments