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Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Patrick Vows to Make Texas a Leader

Tea party-backed state Sen. Dan Patrick has been elected Texas lieutenant governor and will oversee the state... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush Elected Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Abbott Wins Governor's Race, Davis Concedes

Republican Greg Abbott has been elected Texas governor in a decisive victory over Democrat Wendy Davis, whose... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Arlington, Fort Worth Pass $680 Million in Propositions

Arlington, Fort Worth Pass $680 Million in Propositions

Arlington and Fort Worth residents vote to approve nearly $680 million in propositions to improve the cities... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Jenkins Defeats Natinsky in County Judge Race

Jenkins Defeats Natinsky in County Judge Race

In the race to lead Dallas County, incumbent Judge Clay Jenkins earns 55 percent of votes and defeats challenger Ron... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Watkins Concedes, Hawk Elected Dallas DA

Watkins Concedes, Hawk Elected Dallas DA

Judge Susan Hawk (R) becomes the first woman elected as Dallas County District Attorney after incumbent Craig... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Polls Close Across Texas, El Paso Remains Open

Polls Close Across Texas, El Paso Remains Open

The polls in Texas are closed except for the far west portion of the state. Read »

Nov 4, 2014
DMN, NBC 5 Election Night Webcast

DMN, NBC 5 Election Night Webcast

Beginning at 7 p.m. we will simulcast a DallasNews.com live stream of election coverage, monitoring results and... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Florida voters re-elected Republican Rick Scott as governor and delivered another big political defeat to the once... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Texas Voters Have Plenty to Say About Perry

Texas Voters Have Plenty to Say About Perry

Texans who are casting ballots are expressing ambivalence about many statewide candidates but they're more... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Election Officials: Rain Not Deterring Voters

Election Officials: Rain Not Deterring Voters

Election officials say steady rain has not deterred voters in certain parts of North Texas Tuesday morning. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
George P. Looks to Accomplish Bush Family First

George P. Looks to Accomplish Bush Family First

George P. Bush is poised to be elected Texas land commissioner. That would make him the first in his famous... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Voter ID Concerns on Election Eve

Voter ID Concerns on Election Eve

The first Texas general election to be held under the state’s new voter ID law comes Tuesday and some voters are... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Abbott, Davis Make Final Push

Abbott, Davis Make Final Push

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis are spending the final day before Election Day touring Texas while... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Connecticut's Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley faced off in their last... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Texas gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis (D) and Greg Abbott (R) spent Sunday in Dallas/Fort Worth campaigning... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
In 'Mentor' Abbott, Cruz Gains Strong Texas Ally

In 'Mentor' Abbott, Cruz Gains Strong Texas Ally

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will gain a powerful ally in the Texas Capitol soon, since Abbott seems poised to be elected... Read »

Nov 2, 2014
 

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