Elections

Election Day is May 9th
11:51 am
Mon May 4, 2015

City Council Candidates This Week On KWBU

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Election day is this Saturday and this week,KWBU has aired interviews with candidates vying for seats in Districts 2, 4 and 5 races.  

Portions of the interviews, due to time limitations, ran during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.  A longer form program, Behind the Story, will air Friday, May 8 at 12:30pm.   Each full interview is also available on line.   

Tuesday, May 5th:
District 2 candidates

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City Council Election
9:21 am
Tue April 14, 2015

First Public Forum for City Council Candidates Sees Engaging Debate

District 2 candidate Jake Russell (left) and District 4 candidates Dillon Meek and Ashley Bean Thornton participate in a public forum held by the Texas Voters Alliance.
Carlos Morales

The three city council seats up for re-election this year are those representing Districts 2, 4 and 5. And as KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports, what was the first public debate for this election saw engaging debate from city council candidates. 


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Politics
11:41 am
Thu May 29, 2014

In Texas Statewide Elections This Fall, 'Voters Will Certainly Have A Choice'

Originally published on Thu May 29, 2014 3:16 pm

The Tea Party had its share of success in Tuesday’s primary runoffs, and more may lie ahead. KERA's Sam Baker looks ahead to the fall elections with Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey.

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She Votes
12:31 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Easy On The Ears: GOP Ads Adapt To Reach Women Voters

Dr. Monica Wehby, pediatric neurosurgeon, is among the Republican candidates turning up the emotions in campaign ads.
Dave Killen The Oregonian/Landov

Originally published on Tue May 13, 2014 9:02 am

It's only April, but it looks and sounds like October. More than $80 million has been spent on political advertising in only about a dozen Senate battleground states.

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