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Postal Delivery Concerns After Carrier Returns Mail

Officials with the United States Postal Service say they have fired a North Texas mail carrier for skipping part of his route and not delivering a significant amount of mail by simply marking the letters and packages ‘return to sender.’

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2014

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Registration Deadline Monday For Texas Primaries

Secretary of State Nandita Berry says the deadline is Monday to register for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries.

02/03/2014

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

Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Reverses Voter Registrar Ruling

A federal appeals court has overturned a lower-court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing new restrictions on volunteer voter registrars.

10/03/2013

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Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification Lawsuit

After 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.

08/20/2013

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DPS Driver License Offices To Issue Election ID Certificates

It’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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

People stand in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court for a chance to hear oral arguments challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Law Gets Supreme Court Challenge

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.

02/27/2013

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Today Is National Voter Registration Day

Time is running out to register to vote in the upcoming election. Texas voters must be registered by October 9 to participate in the November election.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2012

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas County Will Not Purge Voter Names

The “potentially deceased” voters of Dallas County can rest in peace, after a decision not to purge their names from the voter registry before the November election.

CBS 11–09/13/2012

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

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas’ new voter registration laws.

09/06/2012

The Dallas Regional Chamber Launches Voting Intiative

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Regional Chamber has launched an initiative geared towards encouraging the local business community to vote in the November elections. The Dallas Regional Chamber’s initiative, Vote 2012,  unveiled eight billboards on […]

09/01/2012

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

Judge Denies Stay Of Voter Registration Order

A federal judge has denied the state of Texas a stay of his injunction that blocks enforcement of parts of the state’s new voter registration laws.

08/14/2012

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