What you should watch — and what you should ignore — while the votes are being counted in Texas

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On Election Day, The Texas Tribune will have reporters and photographers in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso and Washington, D.C., tracking whether voting is going smoothly and highlighting any major problems at the polls. Credit: Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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The presidential race in Texas looks more competitive than it has been in decades. More than 8 million Texans have already voted early. Many candidates will opt for social distancing instead of their normal results watch parties. And there's a decent chance we won't know many of the results by the time everyone goes to bed. If you're planning on watching the votes tick in, here are a few things to keep in mind.

How The Texas Tribune is covering this election