Decision 2020: Straight Talk from the Candidates

Decision 2020: Straight Talk from the Candidates
Decision 2020: Straight Talk from the Candidates

HOUSTON – KPRC 2 and Click2Houston.com presented dozens of political candidates with a chance to talk directly to voters in “Decision 2020: Straight Talk From The Candidates.”

The commercial-free program which aired in primetime ahead of the start of early voting features 19 races of high interest to the Houston area, including statewide races, U.S. congressional races, Texas House and Senate races, and Harris and Fort Bend County races.

Each participating candidate was asked to answer the question: “Why should voters cast their vote for you?”

KPRC 2 does not endorse any of the candidates.

The offices featured and the candidates invited to speak are all officially on the ballot, according to the Texas Secretary of State, and were chosen by an independent political analyst who verified the races are of high public interest and that the candidates are leading candidates in their respective races. The candidates who accepted the invitation to record at KPRC 2 had their messages air without any interruption.

You can watch the entire program in the video player attached to this story.

You can also review the videos below to hear specifically from the candidates who will appear on your ballot.

NOTE: In this program, KPRC 2 gives candidates a unique chance to deliver an uninterrupted, unedited message to voters. Remarks made in this forum are not endorsed nor verified by the television station. KPRC 2 does not endorse any candidate running for public office. If a candidate’s message interests you, KPRC 2 encourages you to learn more by doing additional research so you can make the most informed decisions when you cast your ballot.

US Representative District 2

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 2
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 2

US Representative District 7

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 7
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 7

US Representative District 18

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 18
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 18

US Representative District 22

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 22
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 22

US Representative District 29

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 29
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US House Dist. 29

US Senator

Straight Talk from the Candidates: US Senate
Straight Talk from the Candidates: US Senate

Texas Railroad Commissioner

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas Railroad Commissioner
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas Railroad Commissioner

Texas Senate District 11

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas Senate Dist. 11
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas Senate Dist. 11

Texas House District 132

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 132
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 132

Texas House District 134

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 134
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 134

Texas House District 135

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 135
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 135

Texas House District 138

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 138
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Texas House Dist. 138

Harris County District Attorney

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County DA
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County DA

Harris County Sheriff

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Sheriff
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Sheriff

Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector

Harris County Clerk

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Clerk
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Clerk

Harris County Commissioner Precinct 3

Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Commissioner
Straight Talk from the Candidates: Harris County Commissioner

Fort Bend County Sheriff

Straight Talk From the Candidates: Fort Bend County Sheriff for 2020
Straight Talk From the Candidates: Fort Bend County Sheriff for 2020

Stay with KPRC 2 and Click2Houston.com for complete election coverage and results.

Early voting begins on Oct. 13 and runs through Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

The League of Women Voters has also compiled a helpful guide for voters. You can view the English-language version here.