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Mayoral Race

KVUE to host mayoral debate before runoff

KVUE to host mayoral debate before runoffMike Martinez and Steve Adler will go head-to-head in an hour-long debate on KVUE at 11 a.m. on Dec. 3.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Perry insists he's "months away" on 2016 decision

Perry insists he's "months away" on 2016 decisionGov. Perry made a two-day trip to New Hampshire less than a week after the midterm election.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Open carry, minimum wage among first bills of 2015 session

Open carry, minimum wage among first bills of 2015 sessionLawmakers begin filing first bills of the upcoming session at the Texas Capitol on Monday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Austin Latino leaders announce endorsement in mayoral election

Austin Latino leaders announce endorsement in mayoral electionSeveral leaders in Austin's Latino community gathered Monday to endorse a mayoral candidate.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Drug tests, texting bans on 1st day of bill filing

Drug tests, texting bans on 1st day of bill filingDrug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Perry meets NH voters in 2-day post-midterm tour

Perry meets NH voters in 2-day post-midterm tourTexas Gov. Rick Perry isn't being shy about his presidential ambitions in his first post-midterm trip to New Hampshire, saying he is preparing for a run, but will make a decision in May or June.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Law experts want charges dropped against Perry

Law experts want charges dropped against PerrySome of the nation's best-known lawyers and legal scholars filed a request in state district court Monday for a judge to dismiss felony charges against Gov. Rick Perry.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Van de Putte considers mayoral bid

Van de Putte considers mayoral bidAfter losing big to Dan Patrick in the lieutenant governor's race last Tuesday, Leticia Van de Putte says she may focus her political ambitions on San Antonio.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Elections

Chris Riley withdraws from District 9 runoff

Chris Riley withdraws from District 9 runoffAustin City Council member Chris Riley withdrew from District 9 runoff race, and congratulated Kathie Tovo on her victory.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Obama congratulates Texas' Abbott in phone call

Obama congratulates Texas' Abbott in phone callGovernor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: "Thank you."
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Texas

Gov. Perry appears in court

Gov. Perry appears in courtGov. Rick Perry made his first appearance in court Thursday morning in the felony case against him.
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Mayoral Race

Adler, Martinez prepare for mayoral runoff

Adler, Martinez prepare for mayoral runoffAdler, Martinez prepare for mayoral runoff
  • Mayoral Race
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mayoral Race

Adler gears up for runoff election against Martinez

Adler gears up for runoff election against MartinezAustin mayoral candidate Steve Adler is gearing up for a runoff election against Austin City Council Member Mike Martinez after Council Member Sheryl Cole conceded Tuesday night.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Governor's Race

AP: Republican Greg Abbott coasts to easy victory in Texas governor race

AP: Republican Greg Abbott coasts to easy victory in Texas governor raceTexas has elected Republican Greg Abbott as the state's first new governor in 14 years, according to the Associated Press.
  • Governor's Race
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Governor's Race

Davis reassures fans in Texas governor's race

Davis reassures fans in Texas governor's raceA teary-eyed Wendy Davis has told her supporters that it's OK to be disappointed, but not discouraged, by her loss in the governor's race.
  • Governor's Race
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Governor's Race

AP: Greg Abbott will be next Texas governor

AP: Greg Abbott will be next Texas governorAbbott will be the first new Texas governor in 14 years
  • Governor's Race
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Comfortably ahead, Texas GOP eyes landslide win

Comfortably ahead, Texas GOP eyes landslide winStopping just short of a victory lap, Republican Greg Abbott on Monday made a raucous final swing through Texas on the eve of a potential landslide win for governor against one of the biggest Democratic stars on any ballot in the U.S.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Governor's Race

Sensing victory, Abbott makes final stops in Texas

Sensing victory, Abbott makes final stops in TexasSensing victory, Abbott makes final stops in Texas
  • Governor's Race
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Texas

Prosecutor: Technicality shouldn't stop Perry case

Prosecutor: Technicality shouldn't stop Perry caseThe special prosecutor leading the felony case against Gov. Rick Perry says he shouldn't be compelled to produce transcripts of testimony before the grand jury.
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Elections

Travis County early voting numbers are in

Travis County early voting numbers are inTravis County early voting numbers are in
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Battle over future of Texas not limited to governor race

Battle over future of Texas not limited to governor raceWhile the race for governor is dominating the headlines, candidates for other statewide offices are fighting for attention in the final days before Election Day. The offices of comptroller and attorney general are among a number of important posts also changing hands...
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Campaigns urge early voting as Election Day nears

Campaigns urge early voting as Election Day nearsEarly voting numbers and poll results offer glimpses of possible election outcomes.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Jeb Bush 'moving forward' on 2016 White House run

Jeb Bush 'moving forward' on 2016 White House runJeb Bush 'moving forward' on 2016 White House run
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Governor's Race

Down in polls, Texas' Davis recalls own comebacks

Down in polls, Texas' Davis recalls own comebacksDavis popped into a half-dozen Sunday morning church services across Houston flanked by other Texas Democrats
  • Governor's Race
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Jeb Bush for president? Son says it's possible

Jeb Bush for president? Son says it's possibleJeb Bush, the son of former President George H.W. Bush, would stand out in what could be a crowded Republican field in 2016
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
ATX10-1

Austin mayoral candidate: Sheryl Cole

Austin mayoral candidate: Sheryl ColeAustin's Mayoral election is quickly approaching. Each candidate shared their vision for office with KVUE.
  • ATX10-1
  • 4 weeks ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral candidate: Randall Stephens

Austin mayoral candidate: Randall StephensAustin's Mayoral election is quickly approaching. Each candidate shared their vision for office with KVUE.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 4 weeks ago