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Top Stories: Another Night Of Trump Protests; Victoria Neave On Winning House Seat

Nov 11, 2016

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: For the second night in a row, protestors go together in Dallas to speak against the election of Donald Trump. About 300 people gathered last night at Dealey Plaza in Dallas.

Other stories this afternoon:

  • Straight-ticket ballots — where voters choose parties instead of individual candidates — accounted for almost 64 percent of total votes cast in the state’s 10 biggest counties this year, according to the Texas Tribune. 

  • In an election dominated by Republicans, there were only a few scattered bright spots for Democrats this week. One of them happened in Dallas County -- political rookie Victoria Neave upended a Republican incumbent, Kenneth Sheets, in Texas’ most expensive state House race. She sat down with KERA’s Rick Holter for this week’s Friday Conversation.

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