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Listen in, Lubbock: What to know for the 2022 primary election

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Kaysie Ellingson
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Texas Tech Public Media

Election Day for primaries is on Tuesday and for a number of local races, this one might name the winner. For races like the one for House District 84, whoever gets that seat will be Lubbock’s voice in Austin when crucial, statewide decisions are made. Here’s what you need to know:

Guests:

Sarah Self-Walbrick, senior reporter, Texas Tech Public Media

Adam Young, editor, Lubbock Avalanche Journal

Helpful Links:

Nearly 6,900 ballots cast so far in Lubbock County early voting, from Adam Young at the Lubbock Avalanche Journal

Early voting resumes Tuesday ahead of March 1 primary election, from Lubbock Avalanche Journal

The next Lubbock state representative will be a Republican. The upcoming primaries could decide which one, from Sarah at Texas Tech Public Media

"Conversations with Candidates" series from Texas Tech Public Media

Kaysie Ellingson is the former news director for Texas Tech Public Media. She came to Lubbock after living in Anchorage, Alaska, working as a documentary producer for Alaska Public Media. Prior to working in public media, Kaysie earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in documentary production.
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