Lloyd Who? Harris County Dems Pick Perennial Goofball in DA Primary

The term “perennial candidate” is never flattering. But this primary season, Texas Democrats picked at least three of them to continue toward election day: […]

Life On the List

When Josh Gravens was 12 years old, he made a terrible mistake. He and his sister, who was 8, had sexual contact, twice. “Like, […]

Carlos Dada Speaks With the Observer

In March, a leading investigative online news journal in El Salvador, El Faro, broke the news that the government was negotiating a reduction in […]

Schooling the Competition: Tracking the Public Ed Favorites on Primary Night (Updated)

Update (9:13 a.m.): With Election Day behind us, it’s safe to say that tidal wave of pro-school sentiment didn’t quite materialize, either in the […]

H-Town Showdown: Four of Houston’s Hottest Races (Updated)

Update (10:15) Thus ends the short saga of reformer Pat Lykos, Harris County DA. The Houston Chronicle has called it for Mike Anderson. With […]

Who’s Going to D.C.? Liveblogging Texas’ Federal Races (Updated)

Update (12:10 a.m.): The Democratic primary race for Congress between Beto O’Rourke and incumbent Silvestre Reyes is bragging late into the night (curse you, […]

Tea Time: Live-blogging the GOP Family Feud in the Texas House (Updated)

Update (11:05PM): The picture has become much clearer. The hard-liners in the GOP have had a good night overall. Incumbent casualties include seven-term Vicki […]

Can the Grand Ol’ Party win Latino hearts and minds tonight? (Updated)

  Update (Midnight): It’s looking like it could be a runoff in the GOP primary between J.M. Lozano and Bill Wilson. With 60% of […]

Live Coverage of Texas Primary Results

Keep checking back tonight for our continuing coverage of the Texas Primary. 

Observer Podcast Episode 6

In this episode, Observer Editor Dave Mann sits down with staff writers Patrick Michels and Forrest Wilder to discuss some of the more interesting […]