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Governor announces special election for Drew Springer’s House seat

Gov. Greg Abbott has set Jan. 23 as a special election date for State Rep. Drew Springer, who recently won a Senate runoff election.

Whistleblowers say Texas AG’s office retaliated against them — placing an armed guard in the office — after they reported Ken Paxton

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short as Republicans dominate the state’s 2020 elections

Cruz, Cornyn indicate support for confirming new Supreme Court justice before the election

Influential conservative group endorses Ronny Jackson over Josh Winegarner in runoff for U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry’s seat

Gov. Abbott allows local governments to push back May elections

Just a quarter of registered voters in Texas participated in the 2020 presidential primary

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  Sample ballots, voting locations for March 3 Primary

Texas revoked a Fort Worth man’s anti-Trump license plate. See what other vanity plates were rejected.

Governor Abbott appoints Lubbock woman as one of four to Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board

Be a Texas voter in the Constitutional Amendment Election

Voters have through Oct. 7 to register, make changes to vote

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen denied Michael Quinn Sullivan’s allegations in a voicemail. Hear what he said.

Greg Abbott backs ‘expedited executions’ for mass shooters after Odessa shooting

Following the second Texas mass shooting in a month, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted on Monday night that Texas is "working on a legislative package" and that "expedited executions for mass murderers would be a nice addition."

Pastor who lost child in Texas church attack runs for office

A Texas pastor whose teenage daughter was among more than two dozen people killed during a mass shooting at his church in 2017 says he's running for the state Legislature

Latina organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez enters Democratic primary to challenge Cornyn

Leading Latina organizer Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez is launching a campaign for U.S. Senate, entering a Democratic primary to oust Republican John Cornyn that has steadily grown throughout the summer.

  Lubbock Rep. Dustin Burrows silent; Lubbock CO. GOP, House Speaker Bonnen demand release of alleged recording of meeting

KCBD has reached out to Rep. Burrows who has not offered a public comment yet. The Lubbock Republican Party has not given a comment on the situation, other than for Sullivan to release the entire recording.

Many Texans’ votes are lost when they go to the wrong polling place. Counties see countywide vote centers as an answer.

Wendy Davis announces bid for Congress, will challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Roy

Houston councilwoman Amanda Edwards jumps into Democratic primary in hopes of unseating Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort

Gov. Greg Abbott signs ‘lemonade stand law’ so kids’ drink stands can’t be shut down

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers

Texas ‘Chick-fil-A’ bill blasted by LGBT lawmakers advances

A bill pushed by Texas Republicans after the city of San Antonio blocked a proposed Chick-fil-A airport location had advanced over sometimes tearful opposition from LGBT lawmakers

Texas will end its botched voter citizenship review and rescind its list of flagged voters

The state had questioned the citizenship status of almost 100,000 registered voters, but many naturalized citizens turned out to be on the list.

  President Trump signs executive action on oil, gas industry

President Donald Trump spoke in Texas today where he announced executive action to boost the oil and gas industry.

Texas House approves major school finance reform package, adds teacher raises to the bill

After more than three hours of discussion, the Texas House nearly unanimously passed a comprehensive bill to reform the way schools are funded and slow the growth of property tax bills.

Castro spotlights immigration as Trump renews border threats

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling to end criminalizing illegal border crossings as part of an immigration plan that's the first policy blueprint of his 2020 bid

State Representative Four Price ending bid for Speaker of the House

State Representative Four Price announced on Sunday that he is withdrawing his candidacy for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.

  O’Rourke rallies large crowd at Lubbock Civic Center

Clad in an open-collar white dress shirt and a black “Double T” baseball cap, Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke rallied his base Monday afternoon at the Lubbock Civic Center.

Cruz moves Wednesday afternoon campaign event to Lubbock

Senator Ted Cruz has moved his Halloween rally at a Floyd County farm to Lubbock.