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

Midterms 2018

Where to Watch the Election Results

You have quite a few options.

11/05/2018 By Drew Jones

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

Before You Vote

Voting Early? Important Information Every Houstonian Should Know

Read up on the candidates in English, Spanish, or Vietnamese.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Fire Fight

What You Need to Know About Proposition B

A primer on what Houston firefighter pay parity with police officers actually means.

10/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

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

Rorschach Representation

What We See When We Look At Houston’s Gerrymandered Congressional Districts

Hint: It’s not democracy!

09/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Politics

The Official Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke Drinking Game

Win or lose, margs make everything better. (So does voting.)

09/21/2018 By Dianna Wray

Politics

The Houstonia Guide to the 2018 Midterm Elections

Will Texas turn blue this year? We don't know, but we'll definitely be watching.

09/21/2018 By Dianna Wray

Election 2018

She Sells Goat Cheese to Houston Restaurants; Now She's Running for Office

The co-owner of Blue Heron Farm is hoping to represent her district in the Texas House.

09/13/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Herstory

100 Years Ago, Women in Harris County Were Granted the Right to Vote

Thanks to Hortense Sparks Ward's tireless fight for women's suffrage.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Parallels

Daisy at Main Street Theater Tells a 1960s Story that Sounds Eerily Familiar

The upcoming production captures the political moment that birthed a still-relevant LBJ attack ad.

03/28/2018 By Holly Beretto

Happy Voting Day!

Deer Semen Is Totally Funding Texas Political Campaigns

Big money from an unlikely source.

03/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Politicking

Races to Watch in Tuesday's Primaries

Election Day is upon us.

03/05/2018 By Dianna Wray

Politcking

Republican State Rep. Sarah Davis Rolls Into Primary Week

Attacked by her own party and up against an anti-vaxxer, the primaries will be the moment of truth for Davis.

03/05/2018 By Josh Watkins

Politicking

There's a Surge of LGBTQ Candidates Running in the 2018 Primaries

16 LGBTQ Houstonians will be on the ballot on March 6.

02/21/2018 By Josh Watkins and Dianna Wray