Federal Court Orders Texas Voting Map Changes Ahead Of 2018Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections, a three-judge federal panel ruled Tuesday.
Texas Senate Approves Stricter Voter Fraud PenaltiesThe bill by Republican Sen. Kelly Hancock of North Richland Hills makes mail-in voter fraud punishable by up to a year behind bars and a $4,000 fine.
Senate GOP Leaders Hope For Health Care Vote Next WeekRepublican leaders want to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week. But internal rifts over issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate unclear.
Democrats Push At Trial To Change Texas Voting Maps For 2018Hammering the point that Texas is looking more Hispanic and less white every year, Democrats on Monday began pushing for new 2018 election maps before a court that already decided Republicans purposefully tried stifling minority voters.
President Trump Says Russia Likely Hacked But Nobody 'Knows For Sure'President Donald Trump questioned the veracity of American intelligence about foreign meddling in the U.S. election, arguing Thursday that Russia wasn't the only country that may have interfered.
Senate GOP Delay Health Care Vote, Trump Says It's 'OK' If It Doesn't Pass Senate Republican leaders have abruptly delayed the vote on their health care bill until after the July 4th recess.
Analysis: Texas Gave House GOP Biggest Gerrymandering BumpGerrymandering, in which the party in power alters the electoral maps to favor itself, helps explain why the GOP continues to be so dominant in Texas despite the rapid growth of the state's Hispanic population, which tends to back Democrats.
Court Sets Trial That Could Alter Texas Voting Maps For 2018A court that found racial gerrymandering and intentional discrimination in Texas voting maps has set a summer trial that could impact the 2018 elections.
How Dallas Voters Can Respond To Unwanted Absentee Mail BallotsThe Dallas County Elections Department has received complaints regarding voters receiving Absentee Mail Ballots and had not requested these ballots.
Keller Bubble Dome Proposal Bursts After Amendement FailsAfter hours of debate and discussion at Keller Town Hall, council members voted down an amendment that would allow two, large bubble domes on the site of a new tennis complex, "The Birch."
Texas Senate OKs Revisions To Voter ID Law The Texas Senate on Monday approved key modifications to the state's strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts previously found it discriminatory.
States Scramble For Funding To Upgrade Aging Voting MachinesElection officials in Texas and across the U.S. are eager to replace aging fleets of voting machines but are grappling with how to fund the nation's next generation of voting equipment.