Texas Reaches Deal On Weaker Voter ID Rules For NovemberTexas has agreed to weaken its voter ID law as federal courts across the U.S. block states from using Republican-imposed election restrictions in November.
Courts Strike Blows To GOP Voter Restrictions In 3 StatesCourts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.
Court Finds Texas Voter ID Law 'Discriminatory' What Now?An appeals court has dealt the strongest blow yet to Texas' strict voter ID law, ruling that it violates federal protections against discrimination at the ballot box and must be reshaped before November.
Federal Appeals Court Orders Changes To Texas Voter ID LawThe ruling instructs a lower court to make changes that fix the "discriminatory effect" of the 2011 law in the months leading up to this fall's election.
US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law.
Legal Cases Could Affect How Texans Cast Ballots In NovemberA flurry of legal activity this year could affect how 14 million registered Texas voters cast ballots in November's presidential election.
Texas ID Requirement Kept Voters From Polls Says StudyNearly 13 percent said their lack of any one of the seven photo IDs was a reason they did not vote in the Latino majority Congressional district researchers studied.
Federal Court Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court has struck down Texas' voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.
Justices Allow Texas Use Of New Voter ID LawThe Supreme Court allows Texas to use the new voter identification law for November elections.
Texas Asks Supreme Court To Preserve Voter ID LawAttorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state's voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.
Appeals Court Reinstates Texas Voter ID Law A federal appeals court has reinstated a Texas voter ID law that the U.S. Justice Department describes as the state's latest tool to suppress minorities in elections.
Texas Voter ID Law Blocked By Federal Judge A federal judge filed a permanent injunction against enforcement of a tough Texas voter ID law.