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John Cornyn, MJ Hegar set for first debate, though Hegar wants two more

Cornyn previously said he's open to debating Hegar more than once, and his campaign said Tuesday it looks "forward to considering other opportunities."
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Federal appeals court rejects Texas Democrats’ effort to expand voting by mail

The Texas Democratic Party had challenged the state's age restrictions on voting by mail, arguing they violated the 26th Amendment's protections against voting restrictions that discriminate based on age.

“My story does resonate”: Candace Valenzuela wants to flip a Republican seat and become...

Valenzuela is running for a North Texas seat long held by Republicans. But the shifting political winds in the suburbs are giving Democrats hope.

National Democratic group to spend $6.2 million in effort to flip the Texas House

The super PAC, Forward Majority, is pouring the money into 18 races that will likely determine which party controls the lower chamber in January.
State Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper

Four candidates join Shelley Luther, Drew Springer in race to replace state Sen. Pat...

Springer, a state representative, and Luther, a Dallas salon owner who was jailed over her refusal to close her business due to the coronavirus pandemic, had previously announced their campaigns.
Freyja Odinsdottir

Meet Freyja Odinsdottir, the Progressive Who’s Gunning to Become Denton County Sheriff

During his bid for Denton County sheriff in 2016, Republican Tracy Murphree boasted he would beat up any transgender woman who dared to enter a...

Shelley Luther announces state Senate run at Denton Back the Blue rally

Shelley Luther, a salon owner arrested for opening her business during a governor-issued statewide shutdown, announced her intent to run in the Texas Senate...

Gov. Greg Abbott sets Sept. 29 special election to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon

Minutes after Abbott's announcement, state Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, announced his campaign for the seat.
Shelley Luther speaks

Shelley Luther, Dallas salon owner who pressured Texas to reopen salons, says she’s running...

Luther is running to replace state Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper, in a yet-to-be-called special election now that he is poised for a promotion to Congress.
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Here’s how to vote by mail in Texas

Your questions answered about who qualifies, when to expect your ballot and how to make sure your vote counts.

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