Rick Perry is trying to make it clear that the next Republican presidential nominee needs to be a governor, not a first-term senator like the three candidates who currently make up the GOP field.
Mills County will be holding a bond election vote on May 9th in favor of raising taxes to pay for a new law enforcement facility.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will announce Monday that he is seeking the Republican nomination for president, the boldest step yet in the junior Texas senator's meteoric rise.
Steve Savage has won the special election for Abilene City Council, Place 6.
The door to the 2016 presidential campaign hasn't been formally opened yet but the line of potential contenders is already crowded and getting longer all the time.
Permission was granted for Nolan County to reopen a ballot box for a vote recount amid concerns the amount of votes in one precinct do not match the number of voters in Tuesday's election.
Watch KRBC's election night broadcast, including results, local reaction, and more.
Watch KTAB's election night broadcast, featuring results, local reaction, and more.
Coleman County passes Proposition 1 and 2, allowing the sale of alcohol throughout the entire county.
Republicans and Democrats are deadlocked heading into Election Day, according to the final national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the election.
Proposition 1 and 4 Pass In County Election
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Democratic victories across the nation left Republican voters and activists with the political version of a hangover last week. In the alternate universe known as Texas, they are blaming the Champagne.
While looking at predictions the morning after the election, McMurry students found that there was a huge drop in the number of voters from 2008 who did not vote in this election.
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Many locals knew exactly who they were voting for as they headed to the polls, but for some it was a little bit harder to decide.
Many people say that because their state typically goes one way, their vote doesn't matter. But, some Hardin-Simmons students say that isn't always true.
Whether you're an Obama fan or Romney supporter, it seems vandals aren't discriminating when it comes to stealing presidential campaign signs in one Abilene neighborhood.
Tuesday is election day, so if you missed early voting, it will be time to get to the polls.
When Republicans talk about the future of their party, they do so with an eye firmly focused on the past. The future, on the other hands, holds some strong challenges.
In the first installment of a three-part series on Texas Republicans' lock on state government over the past decade, Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune looks at the early days of the GOP's domination.
With a tight presidential race going down to the wire, Gov. Rick Perry will campaign this weekend for formal rival Mitt Romney in Colorado and Nevada, where Perry will appear at a series of rallies.
Non-partisan HeadCount.org estimates seven out of 10 young voters from the 2008 election have relocated, and half are unsure if they're registered to vote.
Ken Armbrister, Gov. Rick Perry's legislative director, said Tuesday that the governor told him he would run for re-election in 2014. But a spokeswoman for Perry quickly rebuffed her colleague's statement, saying no decision had been made.
Lots of people get elected by voters who didn't look at their names -- voting instead by choosing all candidates from one party or another. Much of the electorate only uses that one piece of information to determine who gets votes.
Republican Mitt Romney is trying to ride a wave of momentum from a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama and reset the presidential campaign as the government released new unemployment data providing the latest update on the nation's economy.
Little more than a month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney is barreling out of the first presidential debate energized by a solid performance that telegraphed his determination to take it to President Barack Obama with gusto.
Gov. Rick Perry has made two high-profile requests of the state's public universities: create $10,000 degrees and lock in tuition for students. But some university officials suggest that the state's higher education institutions are too different to take a uniform approach to curbing college costs.
In the wake of deep cuts in the state's public education budget, some Republican candidates are talking about getting more money into classrooms by raising pay for teachers.
A look at where both presidential candidates stand on health care and why the stance taken is crucial to America's future.
President Barack Obama is launching a new trade enforcement case against China as he seeks an advantage over Republican rival Mitt Romney on an economic issue that has become a flashpoint in the presidential campaign.
No candidate wants to be in trouble at election time. But they don't want their supporters to think they're shoo-ins, either.
Texans could be shut out of the GOP's top leadership positions in the next Congress.
Do you turn Texas blue from the inside out or the outside in? That's the strategic question behind the money tug-of-war between the Texas Democratic Party and the national candidates who count on the Lone Star State to fill their campaign coffers.
Democrats open their national convention Tuesday offering President Barack Obama as America's best chance to revive the ragged U.S. economy and asking voters to be patient with incomplete results so far.
Texas delegates at the Democratic National Convention want to believe that the selection of San Antonio Mayor Julin Castro to give Tuesday night's keynote address is a sign that the national party is beginning to consider Texas a state in play.
The Texas delegation kicked off the first day of the Republican National Convention on Monday with a standing ovation for its newest rock star, U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz -- and a defiant swipe at a proposed rules change on delegates for the national convention.
Tampa is the end of the road for Ron Paul's presidential hopes, but his die-hard supporters aren't going quietly into the night.
The role Perry and Texas will jointly play in Florida next week underscores what happens to losing candidates and the states they represent.
The state's Republican leaders are at odds with the presumptive GOP presidential ticket on one key element of abortion politics--whether they oppose the procedure for victims of rape.
Two-thirds of the candidates for Texas House don't face major opposition in November. Only about a dozen races are truly competitive, in the sense that either party might win.
A new ad in toss-up state Nevada warns Hispanic voters that a vote for President Obama is a vote for the "deporter-in-chief" -- an incumbent who fell short on his campaign promise to enact immigration reform.
State candidates spent $5 million collectively in their runoff attempts to secure a party nomination, and as we found after the primary election, some candidates got a better deal than others for their money.
Taylor County voters hit the polls Tuesday for several heated and contested runoff races that have the community watching and waiting since the May primaries.