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There is only one day left for Galveston County voters to cast ballots in the May municipal elections — on Saturday at local polling places. Voters across the county will be voting on bonds, council members, school board trustees and other issues.

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While some in U.S. House Freedom Caucus say they expect concessions from U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy if he seeks to replace Paul Ryan as the next Speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber might be more inclined to support him.

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It's been more than three months since a Friendswood lawyer filed an criminal complaint against 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox, suggesting that the Cox had violated Texas law by hearing cases involving a local attorney, while that attorney was also representing Cox in other matters.

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In the wake of Mayes Middleton's victory in the Republican primary two weeks ago, local leaders have started to open lines of communication and schedule meetings with next potential state representative.

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State Rep. Wayne Faircloth and challenger Mayes Middleton are neck-and-neck in their race for the GOP nomination for Texas House of Representatives District 23, according to early voting results from Galveston County.

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Incumbent Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday won the Republican Party primary election against District Court Judge Lonnie Cox after a contentious campaign that led to a close race.

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Galveston County Republican voters Tuesday re-elected two-term District Attorney Jack Roady over firebrand Tom Dickens, who tried to unseat the incumbent with a lengthy campaign based on criticism and fury.

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James Dickey, the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, has told Galveston County GOP officials to get their house in order — or risk losing delegates at the state's Republican Party Convention in June.

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In next month’s primary, Republican voters in Galveston County will decide whether to re-elect two-term district attorney Jack Roady, or choose first-time firebrand Tom Dickens to replace him.

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Kimberley Yancy, a schoolteacher and the president of the Dickinson-Bay Area Unit of the NAACP, will attempt to oust Bobby Hocking from the La Marque mayor’s office during May’s local elections.

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Calling the five months of recovery efforts since Hurricane Harvey a "disaster within a disaster," Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Thursday asked members of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce to re-elect him to another six-year term.

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A rule change by the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week means that churches that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey last year can request federal grants that they had previously been barred from receiving.

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This page is meant to track which candidates are running for an elected position in the March 2018 primaries.

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A plan to change the way the internet is regulated could be enacted within the next month. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission revealed a plan that would repeal net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration in 2015.

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This November’s Election Day will presumably be much more sedate than 2016’s was. With no national elections on the ballot, far fewer people are expected to show up to cast votes than did the day Donald Trump was elected president.

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Four days after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of Las Vegas concertgoers, the congressional delegation representing Galveston County was advocating waiting before any discussion about tightening gun-control laws.