Harris County

Who Is County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo?

Who Is County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo?

If you are like many Harris County voters, County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo’s win caught you by surprise. Unless you closely followed the county judge race, attended the limited number of forums between the candidates, or spent time in the areas she campaigned, it may...
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...