Number Crunchin’

Houston, We Haven’t Voted This Much since George H.W. Bush was on the Ballot

A record setting 1.56 million Harris County residents have voted in this election, making this the highest turnout percentage since 1992.

11/03/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Vote it up

Texas, the Electoral College, and You

A primer on how the Electoral College works, what to expect on Election Day, and what it will (and won't) mean if Texas goes blue.

11/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

Make Mine a Double, Sam

Need a Drink This Election Day? Here's a Booze Guide

Whether you want to pound some beers, chug some boxed wine, or ... celebrate?

11/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Democracy in practice

Send Us Your "I Voted" Selfies

And we'll feature you on our website.

10/14/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Cast, Eat, Drink

Houston Restaurants Offer Specials, Freebies to Folks Who Vote

Just show off your sticker when visiting any one of these places to get a deal.

10/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Checking Boxes

I Voted on Election Day and Ate Nothing but Free Food

Our writer took Houston restaurants up on their pledge to offer complimentary grub for casting a ballot.

11/08/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Midterms 2018

A Heartwarming Election Day Story

How three strangers in Houston came together to ensure that one of them could vote.

11/07/2018 By Dianna Wray

Midterms 2018

What Do the 2018 Midterm Results Mean for Houston?

The low-down on what happened last night.

11/07/2018 By Dianna Wray

Midterms 2018

Goodnight Charlie's Celebrates Election Day With Celebrity Help

The That '70s Show star spoke about speaking up during a Johnnie Walker party.

11/06/2018 By Amy Scott

Midterms 2018

Judge Has Ordered Extended Voting Hours at Nine Harris County Polling Locations

Voting will continue until 8 p.m.

11/06/2018 By Dianna Wray

The 42 Percent

Please Keep Voting, If Only for the Free Frank Ocean Merch

The elusive artist has launched pop-ups in Houston and three other cities to distribute free merch to those who have voted.

11/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Midterms 2018

UPDATED: Scenes From Election Day 2018

Houstonians were out and about doing their civic duty.

11/06/2018 Photography by Daniel Kramer By Dianna Wray

Midterms 2018

The Houstonian's Guide to Last-Minute Election Day Details

What you need to know before you hit the polls on Tuesday.

11/05/2018 By Dianna Wray

🗳️🍴

Here's Where Your Vote Gets You Free, Discounted Food on Election Day

Several local restaurants and eateries are rewarding guests for going to the polls.

11/05/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Midterms 2018

Where to Watch the Election Results

You have quite a few options.

11/05/2018 By Drew Jones

Gobble Gobble

Food News: More Thanksgiving Dinners and Deals

Plus, more election day specials. Hey, you can eat for free if you vote!

11/05/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Fit To Print

Food News: Galleria-Area Bistro Opening at Spa

Plus, where else you can go after voting on Tuesday. You're voting, right?

10/31/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Show That Sticker

Food News: Vote on Election Day and Get a Free Meal

Plus, get ready for Thanksgiving. Restaurants are starting to roll out plans.

10/29/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Getting all Electoral

Register to Vote While You Still Can

The midterms are looming, but the cutoff for Harris County voter registration is even closer.

10/03/2018 By Sandy Tang