Voters

View of the Fort Worth Convention Center. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Voters To Decide Fate Of Proposed Fort Worth Arena

Voters in Fort Worth will soon be asked to decide whether the city can build a new 14,000 seat arena.

08/13/2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst  (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Incumbent Dewhurst Claims He’s Closing Gap In Runoff For Lt. Governor

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has one week left to convince voters to keep him on the job another four years. Dewhurst is in a run-off with State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston — who beat him 41-percent to 28-percent in March.

CBS 11–05/20/2014

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Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.

03/20/2014

Dallas Co. elections site

County Websites Cause Some North Texas Voter Frustration

On this primary Election Day some voter struggles began before individuals even arrived to cast their ballots. A number of people in Dallas and Denton County found themselves searching for their designated polling place, after struggling with election websites.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2014

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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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Frisco School Board Approves $800 Million Bond Proposal

There has been a major decision in the Frisco Independent School District. Monday night the school board voted to approve a referendum for voters to decide on a nearly $800 million bond proposal.

CBSDFW.COM–02/10/2014

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Alcohol Proposition Passes With Overwhelming Support In Arlington

Arlington voters are cheering to cocktails. A proposition that would allow hard liquor sales in the city for the first time passed on Tuesday night with overwhelming support.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2013

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Voting Underway On Prop 6

Early voting is underway on whether to tap the state’s rainy day fund to create a $2 billion water infrastructure fund.

10/27/2013

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

campaign volunteers

Campaign Volunteers Make Last Minute Push Before Election Day

Campaign volunteers were busy Monday night making phone calls and putting out yard signs.

CBS 11–11/05/2012

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Why Do We Vote?

There’s always grousing about people who don’t bother to vote. But look at it another way: An estimated 133 million Americans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.

11/05/2012

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Thousands Turn Out For North Texas Early Voting

Early voting is well underway and already turnout at some North Texas locations is strong. More than 70,000 voters cast ballots today in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton Counties.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

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