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.
Senate Panel Approves Revisions To Texas Voter ID LawA Senate panel has approved changes to Texas' strict voter ID law that includes tougher penalties for people found guilty of trying to get around the rules while casting a ballot.
Lawyer: White House To No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID LawAn attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas' strict voter ID law.
Texas, Trump Administration Seek To Delay Voter ID Hearing The U.S. Justice Department joined Texas' attorney general Wednesday in asking a federal court to delay a hearing on the state's voter ID law, the latest signal that the federal government might drop its opposition to the law now that Donald Trump is president.
New Voter ID Bill Prompts Texas To Ask Court For More TimeTexas wants a long-running voter ID lawsuit put on hold now that Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found the existing law discriminatory.
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID LawThe Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.
New Laws And Rulings Could Cause Election Day ConfusionWith more than 120 million Americans expected to cast ballots for president this fall, the nation's voting process seems more convoluted than ever and rife with potential for confusion come Election Day.
Texas To Ask Supreme Court To Rule On Voter ID LawBut regardless of what the Supreme Court decides, it won't impact this November's election.
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.