Election Day

Ten Things I Learned During This Municipal Election Season

By Bethany Erickson / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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It’s 12:19 a.m. on what is now Sunday, and I just filed my election story. I’m saying this because it’s cause for celebration — I believe it was almost 2 a.m. last time. But I also realized that because I have a surplus of awake time now, as well as a surplus of snark, it’s a […]

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And Then There Were Two: Election Day Sets Stage For Mayoral Runoff

By Bethany Erickson / May 5, 2019 / 3 Comments
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With nine candidates vying to become the next mayor of Dallas, it was a foregone conclusion that there would be a runoff. But that doesn’t mean election night wasn’t without its surprises. Early on, despite the crowded field, Johnson and Griggs stayed ahead of the field, with Johnson maintaining about 20 percent of the vote, […]

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In a Close Race, HD-108 Contest Waits For Final Election Tally

By Bethany Erickson / November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
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With less than 500 votes separating Joanna Cattanach and Republican incumbent Morgan Meyer in the State House 108 race, the outcome of the race will continue to be uncertain for a few more days. With all the precincts in — but not all the provisional and mail-in ballots counted — Meyer is currently ahead of […]

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GOP Sweeps Statewide Seats, But Democrats Snag Some Important Races

By Bethany Erickson / November 7, 2018 / 2 Comments
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Frisco, Richardson and Dallas ISD Pass Property Tax Increases Allred bests Sessions in U.S. Rep. District 32 race All four propositions on the ballot for Dallas ISD passed Johnson beats Rinaldi, Johnson beats Luby Ryan Carolyn King Arnold, Keyaira Saunders headed to a runoff While Democrats came surprisingly (to many) close to winning statewide seats […]

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It’s Election Day: If Nobody Votes, ‘Nobody’ Wins

By Bethany Erickson / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Now I know you’re probably already squawking — I can hear it from here — about this “Nobody” business in this headline. “NOBODY? Record turnout, lady, in early voting — how is that NOBODY votes?” But hear me out. If nobody votes, then Nobody will win. And that’s not just brain-breaking hyperbole that the grammarian […]

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Election Day Arrives, Coverage Picks Up at 7 p.m.

By Bethany Erickson / March 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s Election Day for both party primaries, and if you haven’t voted yet, you have about seven hours left to do so. A whole slew of local and statewide races are on both ballots, and many of your seemingly not-big-deal votes actually do have wider-reaching implications. We’ll be talking returns over on our Facebook page […]

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