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Map of Harris County Precinct Chairs (Republican & Democratic)

By Jeff Reichman / July 14, 2017

This map updates each week. Check the map credits for the last updated date. Every county in Texas is divided into voting precincts. The two major parties have precinct chairs who serve as election judges, as well as manage a ton of on-the-ground activities for the party. A precinct chair is the lowest level of…

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Over 700,000 Voters Missing in Houston Area

By Joan Liu / September 9, 2015

If you’ve looked into civic engagement in the City of Houston, you may already know that Houston has one of the lowest percentages of voter turnout in Texas. Over the past two months, I’ve been digging deeper into this issue by researching Houston elections, reading endless articles, and interviewing various Houstonians. Everyone acknowledged that voter…

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Ballots, Bao, and Brainstorming: My Summer with January Advisors

By Brian Barr / August 5, 2015

Less than 6 months ago I woke up and realized that although I had lived in Houston for nearly two years, I could count on one hand the number of people I knew in Houston that weren’t affiliated with Rice. Although I felt connected to the city though bike rides and a love for exploring,…

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