New Voter ID Bill Prompts Texas To Ask Court For More TimeTexas wants a long-running voter ID lawsuit put on hold now that Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found the existing law discriminatory.
GOP Lawmakers Across The U.S. Push For Voting RestrictionsAs President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID LawThe Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.
Amid Talk Of 'Rigged' Election, Experts Say Fraud Is RareDonald Trump has repeatedly warned of a "rigged" election, saying large-scale voter fraud is happening and suggesting it will affect the outcome of the presidential race. There is no evidence that such widespread fraud exists.
New Laws And Rulings Could Cause Election Day ConfusionWith more than 120 million Americans expected to cast ballots for president this fall, the nation's voting process seems more convoluted than ever and rife with potential for confusion come Election Day.
Texas Reaches Deal On Weaker Voter ID Rules For NovemberTexas has agreed to weaken its voter ID law as federal courts across the U.S. block states from using Republican-imposed election restrictions in November.
Court Upholds Total Population Count In Electoral DistrictsIn a decision based on a Texas case, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can count everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw electoral districts.
GOP Blasts Clinton Over Voting RightsDuring a speech in Houston on Thursday, Hillary Clinton said that GOP governors are "systematically and deliberately" trying to prevent millions of Americans from voting.
Texas City Emerges As New Battleground On Voting RightsA federal lawsuit accuses the Pasadena's white councilmembers of leading a discriminatory plan to turn back the clock.
U.S. Attorney General Targets Texas Voting Rights, Texas AG Strikes BackThe Obama administration opened an aggressive new front in the battle over voter protection Thursday, singling out Texas for legal action.
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.