Elizabeth Beck campaigns in 2020 for Texas House of Representatives District 97. Beck is currently running for Fort Worth Council District 9. (Heesoo Yang)

Dear Fort Worth Report friend,

Good morning! 

In your Thursday Report, our lede focuses on how the pandemic has challenged the traditional approach of candidates shaking hands and kissing babies. Reporter Jessica Priest illustrates how candidates in the May 1 election are handling the task of campaigning during the pandemic. 

Here are a couple of key stories from our recent coverage you might have missed:

You can find all of our relevant local election coverage on our special page, Building our Net Worth

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ON TAP: A survey of where Tarrant County residents can get groceries revealed something surprising about Dollar Stores. The survey authors hope it’ll be a resource. Reporter Jessica Priest has that story soon, so make sure you’re coming back to see new stories every day.

As always, thanks for reading, and please let us know what you want in your Report.

Thomas Martinez,
Managing Editor

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Committed to strong community journalism, Thomas R. Martinez brings more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor, mainly in Texas and Colorado. He believes strongly in five core principles of...

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