Daily Archives: April 6, 2010

Runoff early voting report, Day One

The Day One primary runoff early voting report was sent out late last night by the County Clerk’s office. You can see the totals for each location here. Basically, Democrats had 731 in person voters and 3785 mail ballots returned, … Continue reading

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Another analysis of the Democratic judicial primaries

Recently, I received an email from Brandon Rottinghaus, who is a political science professor at UH. He and a graduate student of his had put together a mathematical model of the 2010 Democratic primary for the countywide judicial races. I … Continue reading

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The enduring question of Latino voting

You can count on there being some number of articles about Latino voting every year. The Chron took its turn on Sunday. The numbers are formidable. Hispanics made up 31 percent of the Texas population in the 2000 census and … Continue reading

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Whose job is it anyway?

This Chron editorial reviews the Weingarten/Alabama BookStop situation, and raises a pertinent issue: Most cities aggressively protect the handful of places that make them special. Houston doesn’t. We offer incentives to make stadium deals work for sports teams. Why not … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of April 5

The Texas Progressive Alliance welcomes the start of the new baseball season with another highlight reel of the week’s political activity. Click on for more.

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