Dallas County

Two North Texas Counties Are Higher than National Average For Home Prices

By Candy's Dirt / January 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports While Dallas County’s median home value was lower than the national average, two other North Texas counties had median home prices that were much higher, new data visualizations from the National Association of Realtors revealed. The report applied data from the American Community Survey and the FHFA’s House Price Index growth to […]

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Voters Statewide and Local Report Problems with Electronic Voting Machines

By Bethany Erickson / October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

As record numbers of voters hit the polls during early voting, reports statewide and locally have begun to trickle in regarding malfunctions in electronic voting machines. In some areas, like Harris County, voters have reported that their votes for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke were changed to incumbent Ted Cruz when they voted straight […]

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North Texas Shatters First Day Early Voting Records

By Bethany Erickson / October 23, 2018 / 2 Comments

Voters are fired up — and that enthusiasm was borne out in Monday morning’s record-shattering early voting tallies across the state. And that makes sense — 15,793,257 people are registered to vote in this November’s election, a record number. In the 2014 midterms, only 4.7 percent of the 14 million registered at the time voted. […]

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Last Day to Register to Vote, Four Measures on Ballot for Dallas ISD

By Bethany Erickson / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today is the last day to register to vote, which means in 29 days, nine hours, and 15 minutes, we will all be hitting refresh repeatedly on our computers and/or flipping back and forth between all the TV stations covering the midterm elections. But something else is on that ballot besides Beto or Ted, Lupe […]

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Valdez Survives Primary to Make History, Cunningham-Koch Goes Down to Wire

By Bethany Erickson / May 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

The primary runoff election returns between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew White and Lupe Valdez were a bit like a ping-pong match for a good portion of the night — until Valdez eventually pulled ahead (about 53 percent to 47 percent) of White to become the first openly gay and the first Latina candidate to win a […]

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And We’re Off: Early Voting in Primary Elections Begins Today

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

The beginning of a busy political season began today as polling places opened up for early primary voting in elections across the state. Whether you’re voting in the Democratic or Republican primaries, a bumper crop of prospective politicians are vying for local, regional and state seats.

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