Early voting is set to begin Monday for November elections, which includes eight Texas constitutional amendments and a bond referendum for Kilgore ISD residents.
Election Day is approaching quickly for voters in Rusk and Gregg counties. Several important items are on the November ballot, including state constitutional amendments, and early voting begins soon. Check out the important voting information below for all the details you need to know.
East Texas elections administrators say most changes related to the state’s new elections law will be “behind the scenes” and shouldn’t have a direct effect on voters as they step up to the polls next March.
Former Texas Republican Party Chairman Lt. Col. Allen West, who is challenging Gov. Greg Abbott in the 2022 primary, came to Tyler Tuesday night to share his campaign platform, including his stances on border security and medical freedom.
Don Huffines, a Republican challenging Gov. Greg Abbott in the 2022 primary, stopped in Lindale on Monday afternoon to share his campaign plan on issues like election integrity, border security and property taxes.
State Rep. Jay Dean, R-Longview, announced Tuesday he will seek reelection to the Texas House in 2022.
Texas Rep. Jay Dean, R-Longview, will kick off town hall meetings about the recently ended 87th Legislative Session during a stop Thursday in Longview.
Bill Stoudt loves Gregg County, and he wants another four years to help continue its bright future. With that in mind, he’s seeking another term as county judge.
A city of Jefferson council race is headed to a special election after the two candidates tied in this past Saturday’s election.
State and National Election News
CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide the expansive state in half.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union's top human rights prize Wednesday in a clear slap at President Vladimir Putin.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia registered another daily record of coronavirus deaths Tuesday as rapidly surging infection rates raised pressure on the country’s health care system and prompted the government to suggest declaring a nonworking week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation’s largest red state.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive cargo ship that was supposed to be at anchor was buffeted by high winds during a January storm and repeatedly crossed over an undersea oil pipeline that later ruptured off the Southern California coast, according to vessel monitoring data.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions, while the fight over the measure’s constitutionality plays out in the courts.
Investigators believe a 1,200-foot (366-meter) cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — On a scorching afternoon in South Texas, Sonia Lambert looked out at an open-air canal that carries mud-green water from the Rio Grande to nearby towns and farmland, losing much of it to evaporation and seepage along the way.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday were set to approve redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state's booming suburbs.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years.