Proposals to outlaw abortion after the first few weeks of a pregnancy failed in the Legislature this year, but Texas voters are receptive to the idea, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. A much clearer majority of Texans say parents should be required to have their kids vaccinated.
Texas is growing and becoming much more ethnically and racially diverse. Texas voters differ as to whether those are positive or negative trends, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Is Texas really a swing state? To explore the question, we looked at nearly 20 years of election data to assess the competitiveness of every congressional and legislative district in the state. Take a tour of some of the state's hot spots and then type in your address to find out the lay of the land in your districts.
In the latest episode of our podcast about the 86th Legislature, Evan Smith talks to state demographer Lloyd Potter about coming changes to our population that will have profound public policy implications: explosive growth, rapid urbanization and demographic inevitability.
The House Elections Committee on Wednesday night resumed its discussions on a controversial bill pitched as an election security measure but that critics say is a pathway to state-sanctioned voter suppression.
Texas is growing at a rate of 1,000 people per day, and for the second year in a row, most of the people who moved to the state came from other countries in 2018. And the biggest growth in international migration isn't from Latin America.
Both Texans running for president were joined by their fellow Democratic candidates at forums hosted by She the People and the African American Mayors Association in Houston. Topics included voting rights, health care and criminal justice.