Elections

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by Chad Swiatecki

Garza captures county attorney post, with plans to reform criminal cases

Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza will take over the position of Travis County attorney after defeating longtime city and county attorney Laurie Eiserloh in Tuesday’s primary election. Garza captured 56.7 percent of the more than 113,000 votes cast and tabulated…

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Ann Howard wins Democratic primary runoff in county commissioner Precinct 3 race

Ann Howard won Tuesday night’s Democratic Party primary runoff to decide who will compete to replace Gerald Daugherty in representing Precinct 3 on the Travis County Commissioners Court.“I’ll just start doing some hard work to get to know even more…

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by Andrew Weber

District Attorney Margaret Moore concedes after José Garza’s commanding early lead

Incumbent District Attorney Margaret Moore has conceded after a commanding lead in early voting and mail-in votes in support of challenger José Garza.The Democratic primary runoff for the office pitted the embattled incumbent against a self-described progressive who says he…

Friday, July 10, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Is money going to decide Travis County races?

With early voting ending today for Tuesday’s Travis County runoff elections, the Democratic candidates for district attorney and county attorney were busy making phone calls trying to coax pandemic-weary voters to the polls. They were also filing campaign finance reports…

Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Misunderstanding may lower vote-by-mail numbers

As if worries about the coronavirus were not enough, some Travis County voters inadvertently failed to ask for the correct ballot when applying to vote by mail. As a result, some voters will get a ballot only for the Texas…

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Ashley Lopez

Texans head to the polls amid spike in Covid-19 cases

Lee esta historia en español.Early voting for Texas’ primary runoff began Monday ahead of the July 14 election.Local officials are urging voters to take extra precautions during in-person voting as Covid-19 cases have been rising in the state.Travis County Clerk…

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