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Texas’ legislative leaders say they have a deal on school finance and property tax reform

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced they have finalized the details of the three bills that will accomplish their top policy goals.

Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas defeats Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke

DECISION 2018: Results pending for biggest races around Lubbock County

Judge orders Harris County to keep some polling locations open an extra hour

Voters choose to increase hotel/motel occupancy & rental car tax for Lubbock County Expo Center

  Facebook blocks accounts for possible election meddling by Russia and others

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  Voting selfies: If a sticker just isn’t enough, it’s hit or miss if you can Instagram your vote

  Political scientist analyzes high voter turnout

  Election Day: What you need to know

Decision 2018: Lubbock County Commissioner Pct. 4

Decision 2018: Texas’ 19th Congressional District race

Win or lose, Cruz and O’Rourke may remain political forces

Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke could both emerge as plausible presidential contenders, regardless of which one wins their high-profile Texas Senate race

Midterm records shattered in Lubbock County early voting

After 12 days of early voting, more than 66,000 Lubbock County residents went to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2018 general election.

Decision 2018: Burrows wins race for state representative District 83

The race for the District 83 seat in the Texas House of Representatives is between Incumbent Republican Dustin Burrows and Democrat Drew Landry.

Decision 2018: Lubbock County Commissioner Precinct 2 election

Republican candidate Jason Corley will be facing Democrat candidate Nick Harpster in the race for County Commissioner of Precinct 2.

Early voting ends Friday, Nov. 2

  Cruz holds final Lubbock rally as election day nears

  Lubbock County Elections using mobile locations for voting

State Rep. Dennis Bonnen says he’s running for Texas House speaker

Lubbock reminds voters about political sign rules

  O’Rourke rallies large crowd at Lubbock Civic Center

  High turnout reported among rural South Plains voters despite lack of polling places

As some rural South Plains counties face challenges to open up early voting locations, turnout numbers suggest voters are doing everything they can to get to the polls, even if it means driving as far as 60 miles round-trip.

Cruz moves Wednesday afternoon campaign event to Lubbock

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

Quinnipiac poll releases new numbers on Cruz-O’Rourke race

Quinnipiac University has released a new poll that shows U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’s lead fading, but not enough to predict a loss in the upcoming mid-term election.

  Early voter turnout surpasses previous midterm election numbers

Early voting for the midterm election runs through next Friday, but already turnout in Lubbock County has exceeded the early vote for the past three Gubernatorial Elections.

Texans say voting machines changing straight-ticket choices

Some Texas voters are complaining that while casting straight-ticket ballots, voting machines used in 80-plus counties flipped their choices to the other party for key races, including the Senate contest between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke

Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 5 among likely voters in U.S. Senate race, new poll finds

Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, by 5 percentage points among likely voters in a new Ipsos online poll released Wednesday in conjunction with Reuters and the University of Virginia. A September Ipsos poll showed O’Rourke ahead of Cruz by 2 percentage

At Houston re-election rally, Donald Trump mocks Beto O’Rourke and praises Ted Cruz as a key ally

President Donald Trump, speaking Monday evening here at an uproarious rally, cast his 2016 battle with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as a thing of the past and blasted Cruz’s Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, as a “stone cold phony.”

Lubbock County Reports: Daily numbers from Vote Lubbock office

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  Lubbock ISD lays out $130 million bond to improve student safety

Early voting for the November general election starts next week. One of the items to be voted on is a $130 million bond package for the Lubbock Independent School District that focuses on three main components- efficiency, safety and security, and academic programming.

Expo Center backers address concerns ahead of Lubbock County vote

Proponents of a possible Lubbock County Expo Center addressed questions about the planned venue ahead of next month’s Proposition A vote in a Wednesday news conference at Lubbock’s downtown Western Bank branch.

  Lubbock Chamber announces support for LISD bond proposal

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is throwing its support behind Lubbock ISD's upcoming bond election.