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Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy creates graphics, interactive stories and data-driven features, wrangles difficult datasets and works on tools to make development for the team more efficient. He also oversees the design and maintenance of our large-scale explorers.

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Ben Hasson and Callie Richmond for the Texas Tribune

Who’s on the general election ballot in Texas?

Texas will hold its 2018 general election on Nov. 6. View the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and independent candidates who will be on the ballot in races for statewide, congressional and legislative offices, as well as the State Board of Education.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Antony Vance Clicks

Texas Republicans getting almost 90 percent of money flowing into state elections

Donors pumped a total of $67 million into state-level campaigns from the beginning of 2017 through Jan. 25, and a whopping $57 million of it, or about 86 percent, went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. Gov. Greg Abbott got nearly a third of all the political money raised since the start of last year.

 

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