Here's the latest local and national news about the 2020 election, including updates on the candidates, the polls and the major issues.

Nearly a third of the record-breaking 38,801 county residents who registered to vote in 2020 did so in the first full week of early voting, according to numbers from the local elections office.

Early voting in what will likely be a record turnout election for Nacogdoches County drew nearly 6,700 to the polls in the first three days, according to numbers from the local elections office.

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Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a lawsuit over his extension of early voting for the November election from prominent members of his own party — including state party Chair Allen West, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and members of the Texas Legislature.

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The voter registration deadline of Oct. 5 is quickly approaching and Election Day is less than six weeks away. So this week in conjunction with Tuesday’s National Voter Registration Day, political parties, elections officials and nonpartisan groups are entering the final phase of a push to e…

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The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered three Green Party candidates to be restored to the November ballot after Democrats successfully sued to remove them in a move that will delay the roll-out of mail-in ballots and has already disrupted the voting process for military and overseas voters.

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Republicans are shaking the bushes and rallying their base in an effort to ensure the GOP remains the dominant party in Texas come November.

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Nacogdoches County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a list of additional polling locations for early voting as well as Election Day on Nov. 3.