voter id

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)

Court Challenge To Voter ID Law Nears End

A federal judge will hear closing arguments on tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law.

09/22/2014

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Texas Voter ID Decision Not Expected Before Nov. Elections

A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law.

09/02/2014

Palo Pinto County election volunteers check-in a registered voter at the Palo Pinto County 4-H Building on November 4, 2008 in Palo Pinto, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Trial Begins Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

09/02/2014

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

Poll: Did You Have Voter ID Problems?

Tuesday is Election Day across the state, and some voters in the Metroplex have reported problems at the polls with the new Voter ID law. Did you have any problems?

03/04/2014

File photo of a Texas GOP member. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Surprises Likely In Texas Primary Races

A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.

03/04/2014

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

Elections Office Sends Out Notice Of ‘Similar Name’ Problems

What’s in a name? If you’re registered to vote in Texas, there may be a problem in the details. Some North Texans were surprised when they received letters outlining problems with their names.

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Voters go to the polls. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Group: Texas Passive On Voter Turnout

Civil rights activists accused Texas officials Monday of not enforcing laws designed to drive voter turnout.

12/16/2013

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Texas Voter ID Case Gets September 2014 Trial Date

A federal judge has set a September 2014 trial date for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Texas’ Voter ID — just ahead of a pivotal general election.

11/15/2013

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)

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Voters across Texas can now start heading to the polls before the November 5 election. Early voting begins Monday morning.

10/21/2013

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Hispanic Group, NAACP Join Texas Voter ID Lawsuit

The Mexican American Legislative Caucus and the Texas NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn the state’s Voter ID law, joining the Justice Department in fighting the law.

09/17/2013

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

DPS Starts Saturday Hours To Issue Voter ID Cards

Nearly 50 Department of Public Safety offices across Texas will open on Saturdays to issue election identification certificates ahead of voting in November.

09/14/2013

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NAACP LDF To Join Federal Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID

The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.

08/27/2013

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