It’s a democracy, y’all 

Where Can I Register to Vote in Houston? 

September 22 is National Voter Registration Day.

09/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

On the Hunt for History

Houston Suffragists Project Is Trying to Track Down Historic Harris County’s Female Voters

The group has also created an online, interactive map using all the information, but it needs you help to finish it.

09/14/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Spread the Vote

Printing Museum's New Poster Exhibition Is Here to Get You in the Voting Spirit

"AIGA Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote" features 64 posters from dozens of artists.

09/02/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

The Woman's Hour

Timeline: Women's Suffrage in Houston

From the founding of the first women's suffrage club to seeing three Black candidates on the 1920 ballot, Houston has deeper ties to suffrage than you might think.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

We Go High

In the Face of Segregation, Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote in Houston

As historians turn their focus to the untold aspects of the women's suffrage story, the efforts of these women are catching the public eye.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

No Taxation

New Details Shine Light on the 1920 Election in Harris County

Houston Genealogical Forum experts think they’ve discovered a piece of history that could change historians’ understanding of Texas voter history.

08/26/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Fight for Her Right

Did You Know Houston Women Could Actually Vote Before 1920?

With some good, old-fashioned political maneuvering, Texas suffragists won the right to vote in state primaries starting in 1918.

08/26/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Fix Houston

How to Get Houston Voting

The League of Women Voters of Houston has a three-pronged approach.

01/30/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Politicking

Turner Coasts to Victory in Houston's Mayoral Runoff

A subdued ending to an intense race ends with Buzbee leaving on a jet plane. Seriously.

12/16/2019 By Dianna Wray

Politicking

Get Ready to Vote Again Next Month Today

Houston's mayoral elections are heading for a runoff.

11/06/2019 By Dianna Wray

Politics

Breaking Down Houston's 2019 Mayoral Race

This year’s field is even more crowded than usual. As such, it can be hard to keep everyone straight and make an informed decision. Here are a few key things to know about the most eye-catching candidates.

09/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

About Last Night

6 Takeaways from the Democratic Presidential Debate Last Night in Houston

Politicking at Texas Southern University

09/13/2019 By Dianna Wray

Perfect Party

September's Perfect Party: Who-Wants-Pickle-Cupcakes Edition

Have you heard? We're getting a pickle festival this month. And the third Democratic primary debate.

08/26/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Perfect Party

August's Perfect Party: Never-Too-Late Edition

The 80-year-old Houstonian who just graduated from HCC has the seat of honor at our party this month, of course.

07/22/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Meet the Candidates

A (Way Too Early) Primer on the Houston Mayoral Campaign

Learn more about the top names gunning for City Hall.

06/28/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Bayougraphy

Meet Marcel McClinton, the 17-Year-Old Activist Who's Running for City Council

The Stratford High School student and mass-shooting survivor is running against Michael Kubosh for City Council Position at Large 3 this November.

04/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Judge of all Trades

Does the Hon. Christine Weems Ever Sleep?

We chat with the new judge of the Texas District Court 281.

02/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

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

Vox populi

Twitter Mourns for Beto O'Rourke, the Internet's Favorite Candidate

The El Paso congressman may have lost the election, but he'll always have the tweets.

11/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney