When the final special election results were in for both Travis and Bastrop counties, former Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt inched ahead of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez by another 446 votes.
That brought her final results to 49.74%—still not enough to claim an outright win for the Senate District 14 seat vacated by Kirk Watson.
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More vaccines could be headed to Austin as FDA panel greenlights single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine
An expert panel has recommended the Food and Drug Administration approval of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine that could be shipped out as early as this weekend.
In a virtual meeting on Friday, the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee unanimously approved of the U.S.'s third available COVID-19 vaccine, which is now just awaiting official approval this weekend. Federal officials say that 4 million doses can go out nationally next week, with an expected 20 million doses to be available by the end of March.