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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: Place 5 Candidate Dominic 'Dom' Chavez

Apr 25, 2012

Early voting for city elections begins Monday April 30. 14 candidates are running for four spots on the Austin City Council, and half of those contenders are in Place 5.

Above, you can view an extended video interview with Dominic “Dom” Chavez.  KUT spoke with him about whether Austin Energy needs to increase its rates, alternatives to Urban Rail, improving education, addressing affordability and more.

You can listened to a condensed version of the interview at