Politics

Election Day: Sample ballots, polling locations

In a highly Democrat County, El Pasoans may be making their final choice for candidate during the primary election Tuesday.

Jan Brewer vetoes controversial bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced tonight that she has vetoed controversial Senate Bill 1062.

Fort Bliss reacts to possible cuts to U.S. Army

The U.S. Army could soon see some big cuts.

Lyda Ness-Garcia, candidate for Texas Representative allegedly attacked in Kern Place home

The El Paso Police Department has confirmed it is investigating an alleged assault that took place at the home of Lyda Ness-Garcia, candidate for Texas State Representative in District 77 on Monday morning.

UT/TT poll: Abbott holds 11-point lead over Davis

After what are shaping up to be easy primary wins in March for the leading gubernatorial candidates, Republican Greg Abbott starts the general election race for governor with an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis, according to the latest U

In primaries, political issues trump state issues

The people who want to run the state government certainly care a lot about making sure Texas has enough water, about handling transportation iss

Mayor Miyagishima delivers State of the City address

Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima will deliver his annual State of the City Address at 12:15 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 19. The public is invited to attend, it will be held at Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

Early voting opens in El Paso County on Tuesday

Early voting opens in El Paso on Tuesday, February 18th and runs through Friday, February 28th. Election day in Texas is Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

Davis, Abbott Announce Big Fundraising Figures

Democrat Wendy Davis pulled $8.7 million into her campaign coffers in the last half of 2013, and another group committed to her election as governor raised $3.5 million over the s

Six Senate Republicans vote to expand unemployment benefits

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement condemning Senate action to extend unemployment benefits by $6.4 billion for 3 months, including the votes of six Republican senators, Kelly Ayotte (

Court-Appointed Attorneys will receive a pay raise

Court-appointed attorneys are about to get a pay raise in El Paso County. Starting April 1, court-appointed defense attorneys will be paid $90 per hour in court and $75 per hour outside court , that's a $15 increase.

Pearce Encourages New Mexicans to Comment on Prairie Chicken

Today, U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce applauded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for opening the public comment period for the Range-Wide Lesser Prairie Chicken Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances.

Military Benefits could be reduced with new Budget deal

The Senate is expected to pass a two-year compromise budget deal today. It eases some spending cuts, but it also adds some—including a reduction to military benefits. And that’s causing major controversy.

House approves budget deal aimed at averting shutdown

A compromise federal budget plan that would remove the threat of a government shutdown for two years won easy approval Thursday from the Republican-controlled U.S. House.

LIST: 2014 Primary Election Candidates

December 9th, 2013 was the last day to file for the March primary in the state of Texas. With so many seats up for grabs, we've compiled a list of the candidates for each office for your reference.