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John Cornyn, MJ Hegar set for first debate, though Hegar wants...

Cornyn previously said he's open to debating Hegar more than once, and his campaign said Tuesday it looks "forward to considering other opportunities."

Federal appeals court rejects Texas Democrats’ effort to expand voting by...

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...

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 super PAC, Forward Majority, is pouring the money into 18 races that will likely determine which party controls the lower chamber in January.

Oportun Inc. has filed nearly 10,000 lawsuits this year against lower-income...

Justice of the peace courts, where a majority of debt claims are filed in Texas, aren’t required to report case-level information. Here’s how ProPublica and Texas Tribune reporters got around it to reveal one company’s aggressive tactics.

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

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.

Texas students said pandemic-era tuition should be cut. But it’s going...

Students grappling with financial upsets and a hurting economy say tuition should be lowered at their Texas universities. But some colleges are adding new fees related to an increase in distance learning.

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

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

Shelley Luther, Dallas salon owner who pressured Texas to reopen salons,...

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.

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.