Harris County

Urban Areas Are Not Lost Causes

Urban Areas Are Not Lost Causes

There are hundreds, soon to be thousands, of takes on why down-ballot Republicans in urban areas around the country performed so poorly during Tuesday’s midterm elections. People will blame: President Trump, the partisan divide of D.C., the long coattails of popular...
Houston-Area Election Roundup

Houston-Area Election Roundup

Harris County Republicans had a tough night as a majority of the races were swept by Democrats. Congressional (I = incumbent) CD 2 – Republican Dan Crenshaw vs. Democrat Todd Litton Crenshaw wins 53 – 45 CD 7 – Republican Congressman John Culberson (I) vs. Democrat...
Voters Approve Multi-Billion Dollar Bond

Voters Approve Multi-Billion Dollar Bond

Voters today approved Harris County’s end-of-summer, multi-billion-dollar flood bond proposal. The bond passed 86-13 percent after a short, but robust joint-campaign effort between local and state officials. The $2.5 billion will be used to obtain federal matching...