Part three in a four-part series on the 2020 fight for control of the Texas House
KUT’s Mose Buchele explains what a Democratic-controlled Texas House next year could mean for who represents you for the next 10 years. Because next year is a redistricting year, a Democratic takeover of the House means Democrats would be able to help shape the political future of the state by having a seat at the table as political boundaries are drawn for the next decade.
Young people have the potential to influence races in seven congressional districts in Texas, according to a new study from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University.
KUT is following a number of federal, state and local races throughout Central Texas.
People in line when polls close at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote, so there's no telling when all the ballots will be counted. The surge in vote-by-mail applications this year could mean final results won't be known by the end of the night.
We'll be updating results below as they are announced.