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KERA provides in-depth coverage of state and regional politics and elections through our Voter's Voice stories, the Texas Debates and more.

  • Election workers prepare a drive-thru area for incoming election materials at NRG Arena in Houston.
    Pu Ying Huang for The Texas Tribune
    Nearly a dozen pieces of legislation, all of them filed by Republicans, target mail-in balloting, illegal voting and misbehaving elections officials — inspired by events and talking points from the previous election cycle.
  • Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen
    Andrew Harnik/Associated Press File
    President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced his senior economic team, including his plans to nominate the first woman to head the Treasury Department as well as several liberal economists and policy specialists who established their credentials during the previous two Democratic administrations.