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by Chip Latcham and Jeff Latcham
03:00 PM, Friday, October 17
Early voting begins Monday in the 2014 general election, an important midterm in many states, including Texas, which are deciding the outcomes of races for governor and U.S. senator. After much research, we offer the following recommendations in c...

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