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LIVE: Texans Vote In First Post-Trump Primary

Texas voters headed to the polls today in the nation’s first primary election since Donald Trump was elected president. Turnout has been higher this election, compared to the last midterm primary in 2014 ­– especially among those voting in the Democratic primary. High-profile Texas Republicans – including incumbents Gov. Greg Abbott and Sen. Ted Cruz – have suggested that turnout could translate into more momentum on that side heading into November.

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Video: Mayoral Candidate Clay Dafoe

Apr 30, 2012

Today, Monday April 30, is the start of early voting in the Austin city elections.

Four council positions are up for grabs, including Mayor. Three candidates are running for the top spot, including Clay Dafoe. KUT’s Matt Largey met with Dafoe and discussed his opinions on keeping Austin affordable, transportation, geographic representation, and his stance on limited government .

Also running for mayor are incumbent Lee Leffingwell, and former council member Brigid Shea.