Officials say Tuesday's election proceeded smoothly despite controversy surrounding the newly implemented voter ID law, but some worry that could change in coming elections with increased voter turnout.
Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns announced on Wednesday that he will not run to succeed Wendy Davis
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Candidate for Texas Governor and current Attorney General, Greg Abbott will visit Amarillo Wednesday for a meet and greet.
New Voter ID Law
While most of the focus on the recently implemented Texas voter ID law has been related to allegations of racial discrimination, some online reports have recently raised concerns that the law could disenfranchise a different demographic: people who have legally changed their names, particularly women. But election officials say the concerns are unwarranted.
AMARILLO -- You can cast your ballot a little early for this year's election. Early voting starts next Monday. It ends November 1.
The district says it plans to use the extra $124,000 to upgrade technology and make improvements to the roof and to the air conditioning system.
The increased tax rate will generate about $124,000 for the district.
According to the firm, the city's election system is preventing Hispanics from electing their preferred candidates.
The $38-million sports complex includes baseball and softball fields, soccer fields and an aquatic center.
More than 66-percent of voters turned down the bond that would have built a new jail facility somewhere other than downtown Clovis.
Early voting for that bond election ends today at 5 p.m.
Long lines and close polls show promise of a long election night.