Lupe Valdez

Ryan Poppe

Historically, Texans just don’t vote in large percentages when comes to primary runoff elections, and even though there are still some key undecided primary elections, only the most politically engaged Texans are likely to cast a vote Tuesday.


The final two candidates running for the Democratic nomination for governor met Friday night in their first and only debate before the May 22 runoff election.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Early voting in Texas’ primary elections begins Feb. 20, and the Democratic candidates for governor are making their rounds across the state.


Erik Anderson

This week on Fronteras:

  • In California, Border Patrol agents are getting sick from sewage spills in the Tijuana River.
  • A language barrier often exists between patients and their doctors  (7.02).
  • A high profile Hispanic throws her hat into the ring for Texas governor (12.57).
  • Mariachi music makes its way out of the cantinas and into the classrooms (17.27).


Ryan Poppe

The chair for the Republican Party of Texas is calling on a Dallas County commissioner to not sidestep state law by allowing Sheriff Lupe Valdez to remain on the job while she actively campaigns as a Democratic gubernatorial candidate.  

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