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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.
Texas Voter ID Decision Not Expected Before Nov. ElectionsA 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.
Elections Office Sends Out Notice Of 'Similar Name' ProblemsWhat'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.
Civil Rights Group: Texas Passive On Voter Turnout Civil rights activists accused Texas officials Monday of not enforcing laws designed to drive voter turnout.
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.
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.
NAACP LDF To Join Federal Lawsuit Over Texas Voter IDThe NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department's lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.
Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification LawsuitAfter a fairly heated discussion, Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 to join the federal voting rights challenge to Texas' new voter ID law, which requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person.
GOP Has Tough Choices On Voting Rights Act When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights act last week, it handed Republicans tough questions with no easy answers over how, and where, to attract voters even GOP leaders say the party needs to stay nationally competitive.
Fort Worth Congressman Files Suit To Stop Texas Voter ID Law A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday.
DPS Driver License Offices To Issue Election ID CertificatesIt’s only been a few hours since the U.S. Supreme Court voided part of the Voting Rights Act and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has already released information on the new Election Identification Certificates.
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