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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

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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

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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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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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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

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Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map

The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2012

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