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A photo of Nandita Venkateswaran Berry, the new Texas secretary of state. (credit: indiawest.com)

Nandita Berry Named New Texas Secretary Of State

Houston attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed Texas secretary of state, becoming the first Indian-American to be named the state’s chief elections officer.

12/19/2013

The Texas state capitol in Austin. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Gov. Perry Names Steen Texas Secretary Of State

Gov. Rick Perry has named John T. Steen Jr. of San Antonio the 108th Secretary of State in Texas history. Steen’s appointment takes effect on Tuesday.

11/27/2012

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North Texans Report Minor Problems At Polls

Across North Texas, a handful of problems plagued voters on Election Day 2012. Some of them showed up to the polls, ready to vote, only to find out their names were not on the list of registered voters.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Number Of Texans Registered, Early Voting Ends Nov. 2

The Texas Secretary of State’s office has announced that a record 13.64 million Texans have registered to vote

10/19/2012

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Texas AG Will Stop Purging Voter Names

The Texas attorney general agreed Wednesday to stop purging from the voter rolls the names of 81,000 people who are listed as possibly deceased, said attorneys for four living voters who made the list.

10/03/2012

A voter cast her ballot. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

State Aggressively Purging Voter Registration Files

More than 1.5 million Texans could be removed from the state’s list of registered voters if they fail to vote or update their records in consecutive federal elections. One in 10 voters has already had their registration suspended under the scheme.

06/04/2012

Goveror Rick Perry (L) poses with then Secratary of State Roger Williams (R) during the 2007 NHL All-Star Game. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Roger Williams Drops Senate Bid, Running For House

Former Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams has dropped his U.S. Senate bid and is running for a new North Texas congressional seat.

06/28/2011