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  Trischitti wins MISD runoff election

The runoff election for MISD District 5 School Board ended Tuesday evening with John Trischitti, III on top.

Dictionary mocks President Trump’s latest Twitter misspelling

Voters still to decide MISD District 5 School Board run-off election

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

Trump ‘pissed at damn near everyone,’ White House sources say

District 4 seat in Odessa decided by coin toss

Judge orders Georgia to work to protect provisional ballots

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Longtime California GOP congressman loses seat to executive

Birth control mandate dropped for some businesses with religious, moral objections

Elections administrator: Unclear who will be in MISD District 5 runoff

LIVE ELECTION COVERAGE: Decision 2018

EZ-Rider offers free rides for voters

Man not allowed to wear Trump shirt votes shirtless

Political scientist analyzes high voter turnout

Millions of people have already cast their ballot and have made this this a record-breaking year across the nation and locally for voter turnout.

Governor Greg Abbott to visit Midland

Governor Greg Abbott will be in Midland on November 1 as part of his "Get Out the Vote" events.

  Sen. Ted Cruz visits the Permian Basin as Election Day approaches

As Election Day creeps up, Sen. Ted Cruz made a stop in the Tall City on Wednesday.

Limited ballots available for out-of-county voters

Limited ballots available for out-of-county voters

  Manhunt ramps up for package bomber amid more scares, including at Feinstein office

State Representative, 2018 Victory Chairwoman discuss Texas' GOP Get Out the Vote

Mail bombs target Obama, Clinton, other Democrats

Ted Cruz continues campaign trail in the Permian Basin

Midland County early voting still efficient despite large turnout

Trump doubles down on ‘nationalist’ label

  Trucking official calls out Midland City Council

The President of a coalition that advocates on behalf of truck driver right’s has lashed out at the Midland City Council.

VP Pence: Khashoggi’s death will not go without US response

Pence declined to discuss what punitive action the U.S. might take in response to the death of the Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi kingdom, who died Oct. 2 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has said he was killed in a fistfight at the consulate.

Trump tells tall tales on campaign trail

In Nevada this weekend, Trump unexpectedly announced Republicans are working on a new "middle class" tax cut that he wants to see by Nov. 1 even though Congress is not in session until after the mid-term elections.

Ector County Commissioners' Court holds town hall

County Commissioner Eddy Shelton and Ector County Judge Debi Hays will be available for attendees to ask questions.

Blue Wave Bus Tour comes to Odessa

The public is invited to come out and meet democratic candidates Lupe Valdez, Jenny Lu and Mike Collier in Odessa.

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

The U.S. charges a Russian woman in the first case involving meddling in the 2018 elections.

  Ector County cancels jury duty after all jury trials rescheduled, resolved

Jury duty for Fri. Oct. 19 have been cancelled.

State Representative Brooks Landgraf holding town hall in Odessa

State Representative Brooks Landgraf will be holding a town hall at the UTPB Library on October 22.

ECRW hosts luncheon with State Represntative, City Coucil candidates

Ector County Republican Women had several speakers at their October luncheon.

Texas Tribune fact checked Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke’s second debate

During their second U.S. Senate debate in San Antonio, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz went back and forth on a number of issues. But how much of what each candidate said is true?

2018 Early voting locations, results

Elections are just around the corner, get all the information you need right here.

More than 200 children still in detention after immigrant family separations

Of those 245 kids, most of them are from parents who were removed from the U.S., and only 18 of them are currently set to go back home and reunite with their parents.

Democratic Nominees Justin Nelson and Kim Olson Visit Midland on “Nobody Is Above the Law” Tour of Texas

The “Nobody Is Above the Law” tour also includes stops in Abilene, Amarillo, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Laredo, Lubbock, Lufkin, San Angelo, Texarkana, and Wichita Falls

State Representative Brooks Landgraf holds town hall in Kermit

During the meeting there will be a brief legislative update and complimentary food will be available.

$90 B aviation bill addresses seat sizes, overbooked flights

The bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration to set a minimum size for airplane seats and legroom to ensure safety, a nod to the growing number of complaints about shrinking seats. The legislation bars passengers from being kicked off overbooked planes.

Here’s what to expect at the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify separately about her allegation of sexual assault at a high school party in the early 1980s.

GOP hopes testimony showdown on Monday can save Kavanaugh’s nomination

Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

Senator gives feds ‘information’ on Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday she has notified federal investigators about information she received - and won't disclose publicly...

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”

‘Unbelievable’: Bald eagle lands on fire truck during 9/11 tribute

Many Facebook users expressed their belief the event was “a sign from above honoring those who gave all for others.”

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick makes campaign stop in Midland

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick made a campaign stop in the Tall City Wednesday to discuss a major topic for the State, school safety.

City of Odessa to hold public hearing for FY 2019 proposed budget

Anyone interested can participate by either submitting oral comments or written statements concerning the proposed budget, no advanced registration will be required.

  Lupe Valdez to attend lunch buffet fundraiser in Odessa

Valdez is the former four-term sheriff of Dallas County and will be running against Greg Abbott during the November election.

Dooley Management contract renewed with Midland Horseshoe through 2024

Midland County Commissioners have extended the Dooley Management Contract with the Horseshoe Arena through 2024.

Congressman Will Hurd visits West Texas

Starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday he will be speaking to the Rankin County Hospital District community and later will volunteer at the Rankin food pantry.

Odessa Humane Society Trying to Find Homes For Puppies Found in a Cage at Odessa Landfill

The Odessa Humane Society is trying to find new homes for several puppies after they were found in a cage at a local landfill. We're told seven mixed breed puppies, estimated to be around eight weeks old were found in a locked wire cage at the Odessa landfill.

DECISION 2016 - Election Day Results

Click here for final election results from across the Permian Basin and the State of Texas.

LIVE STREAM: Final Presidential Debate from Las Vegas

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off on Oct. 19, Wednesday, 9 p.m. ET at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada in the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 election.

WATCH LIVE: Presidential debate at 8 p.m.

In the race for the White House, it will be a political showdown in New York as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their final preparations before tonight's debate.

Gonzales, Salinas win races in Pecos County

In two of the three Pecos County run-off elections, there were clear winners.

Pecos County Election administrators determining what's next after tie

Pecos County officials are trying to figure out what's next after 468 votes were split right down the middle on Tuesday night.

DECISION 2016 - May 24 run-off election results

Keep up to date with the latest run-off election results from NewsWest9.

Decision 2014 - November 4, 2014 Returns

Click here for the latest election returns from Election Night.

Decision 2013 - Election Results

Jerry Morales wins Midland Mayor position, J. Ross Lacy defeats incumbent Michael Trost for the District 4 City Council seat. In Ector County, the $95 million dollar courthouse bond failed and both propositions in Andrews County for alcohol was approved by voters. Click here for all the final results.

New Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan Resigns as Howard College Trustee

Howard College has lost a trustee. That's because Larry McLellan is the city's new Mayor. Under the law, McLellan can't hold both positions.

April 2010 Runoff Election Results

Click here to view up to the minute results on tonight's run-off elections.

Barack Obama Elected President of the United States

Barack Obama has been elected President of the United States, the first African-American elevated to the White House.

States Won by Presidential Nominees

The following states have been won based on NBC News projections: Sen. John McCain (R) - Kentucky, Sen. Barack Obama (D) - Vermont,

Presidential Candidates Talk Bailout While VP Candidates Prepare for Debate

The financial crisis was at the top of the agenda on the campaign trail Wednesday while the Vice Presidential candidates are getting ready for their first face to face debate.

Obama Picks Biden for Vice President

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that Delaware Senator Joe Biden is Barack Obama's choice to be his vice presidential running mate.

Who Will Be Obama's VP?

Journalists, politicos and voters all over America are anxiously awaiting Friday night with phones and blackberries in hand.

Man Wanted by Authorities is Now Behind Bars

A man wanted by authorities in Ector County has been caught.  A day after their search for him lead to the discovery of a meth lab in West Odessa.

May 10th Election Results

In Odessa, Larry Melton will remain Odessa's Mayor.  All elections are now final.

Odessa Early Voting Locations, Early Voting Ends Friday, Apr. 4th, 2008

Click here for early voting locations in Odessa.  Early Voting Ends on Friday, April 4th, 2008.

Odessa Polling Locations for Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 Runoff Elections

Click here to view polling locations in Odessa for the Democrat and Republican Primary Runoff.

The Race Continues for the State Representative 81 Seat

Staff Report NewsWest 9 The race is still on for State Representative for the District 81 seat. That's after one March fourth election ends in a runoff. On April 8th, Incumbant Buddy West and former

West Texas Election Results

Race results for the March 4th Primary from across the Permian Basin and Texas.

What Do You Think?

NewsWest 9 wants to know what you think about President Bill Clinton's Speech in Odessa.  Click here to e-mail us your thoughts.

Candidates Make Last Push on Super Tuesday

Today, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama go head-to-head in 22 contests coast to coast.  Obama ended the day late in Boston brimming with confidence.