Last update: 7:43 p.m. Most of the polls in Texas have closed and early voting results are coming in. Early returns show a very close gubernatorial race between Democrats Lupe Valdez and Andrew White. Democrats Colin Allred and Lorie Burch have strong support early on in their respective congressional runoffs. And a controversial Republican currently holds a majority in the Dallas County Commissioner's race.
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Texas Independence Day is March 2. (On that day, back in 1836, the Texas Declaration of Independence was adopted at Washington-on-the-Brazos.) So, to celebrate, the KERA News staff figured we’d come up with a list of quintessential Texas experiences – a list of things you should do in the Lone Star State before you kick the bucket.