Elections

Biden tells Texas Democrats “we have a real chance to turn the state blue”

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Saturday renewed his vow to help flip Texas as the state gets increased attention...

Report: George W. Bush won’t support Donald Trump’s reelection

By Raga Justin, Texas Tribune George W. Bush will not support the re-election of Donald Trump, according to people familiar with his thinking, The New...

Vela introduces Biden at Texas Dem convention

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela was chosen to introduce former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee in this year’s presidential election, for Biden’s...

Vela will introduce Biden

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, will introduce Vice President Joe Biden at the Texas Democratic Convention at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The event is taking place...

Federal appeals court issues ruling in voting suit

A federal appeals court stayed an injunction issued by a lower court last month in one of two ongoing lawsuits seeking to allow voters...

Republicans considering Dallas for Trump nomination acceptance speech

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune The Republican National Committee is eying Dallas as a potential new site for part of its 2020 convention this summer. The...

Republicans considering Dallas for Trump nomination acceptance speech

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune The Republican National Committee is eying Dallas as a potential new site for part of its 2020 convention this summer. The...

Abbott calls for resignation of Bexar County GOP chair after racist conspiracy theory

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott and other top Texas Republicans are calling for the resignation of the GOP chair in one of...

Joe Biden to address virtual Texas Democratic Party convention June 6

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, will address the Texas Democratic Party's 2020 convention next month, the party announced...

State releases guidance on health protocols; Orders pertain to voting in elections

Voters concerned about COVID-19 who haven’t tested positive technically don’t qualify for a vote by mail ballot, but county officials also do not have...