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November 4, 2021

4 lessons from the 2021 election

This year’s odd-year elections in Texas were relatively quiet, but it’s worth taking note of what happened here at home and on the east coast as we consider what it all means for progressives in 2022. Here we go... VIRGINIA AND NEW JERSEY It’s interesting...
November 3, 2021

2021 Texas Statewide Election Results

Texas had an election on Tuesday, and if you voted - congratulations! You're one of the 9% who turned out for the November 2021 election. Harris county had the most raw votes at 223,421, good for 9% turnout. The highest overall was Glasscock county...
October 26, 2021

The race to replace Paxton heats up

Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Jamarr Brown joins FOX 7 to discuss the race for Texas Attorney General and why indicted AG Ken Paxton should be worried.
October 22, 2021

Racist redistricting dilutes minority power

Progress Texas President Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss how new state house and senate maps are grossly gerrymandered to provide disproportionate to some Texans at the expense of others and what this means for Texas’ future.
October 20, 2021

A Beto and Dowd ticket?

Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss the possibility of a Beto/Dowd ticket against Abbot/Patrick and what Democrats will have to do in 2022.
October 19, 2021

Texas mail-in ballot 101 for 2021 election

Para información sobre cómo votar anticipadamente con boleta por correo postal, visite govotetexas.org/es . Here’s everything you need to know about voting by mail in Texas. Step 1: Eligibility To vote by mail, you must first complete an Application for...
October 18, 2021

The early bird gets the vote in 2021 Texas elections

Para información sobre como votar anticipadamente en Español, visite GoVoteTexas.org/es . Avoid the lines. Avoid the excuses. There is absolutely no reason to wait until Election Day to vote. In Texas, any registered voter may vote early in person. Early...
October 15, 2021

Austin: Vote AGAINST Prop A in 2021 election

In the November 2021 election, Austin voters should resoundingly reject Proposition A, which proposes to drastically and permanently increase funding to the Austin Police Department via major cuts to other services, like Fire and EMS. It is an incredibly...
October 7, 2021

PODCAST: Barries for Women Running for Office in Texas

Women in Texas still have a tough time running for office. From fundraising to family expectations, to career obligations - it's simply a different game. We welcome three candidates who lived this struggle themselves. Thank you to Candace Valenzuela,...