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Latinos comprise about 40% of the population in Texas, and their votes could be critical to races up and down the ballot. Campaigns are rediscovering the fact that there is no solid “Latino” bloc.
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A polling location sign in English and Spanish sits in the forefront as voters wait in line.
Elections can be complicated, and the pandemic has only heightened the situation. Follow the latest news about all the races in North Texas and around the state.

This series profiles asylum-seeking families living in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, because of the "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy — stuck in legal limbo during a global pandemic.
The public radio stations that make up The Texas Newsroom are tracking cases and deaths based on counts from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
"Gun Play," a new podcast from KERA and Guns & America, follows a Dallas youth theater company as they create an original play about guns during the deadliest year in U.S. history for school shootings.
History, science, politics, books and more with Krys Boyd. Monday-Thursday, noon-2 pm; Friday, 1-2 pm on KERA 90.1.