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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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Friedman, Hogan Face Runoff For Ag Commissioner

Jim Hogan and Kinky Friedman will face each other in a Democratic runoff for Texas agriculture commissioner. The two men received the most votes, but neither got more than 50 percent in the three-way race with Hugh Fitzsimmons.

03/04/2014

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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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North Texas Ice Storm Creates Headaches For Elections Judges

The latest ice storm may have cleared, but it sparked a little drama just in time for Tuesday’s primary election.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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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

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Elections Office Sends Out Notice Of ‘Similar Name’ Problems

What’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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2014

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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

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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.

11/15/2013

Palo Pinto County election volunteers check-in a registered voter at the Palo Pinto County 4-H Building on November 4, 2008 in Palo Pinto, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Election Day: Don’t Forget To Bring ID

Tuesday is Election Day across Texas, and the polls are officially open to voters! Polling places opened at 7:00 a.m. and will stay open until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

11/05/2013

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Final Day For Early Voting Across Texas

Voters have a final day to cast ballots early for Tuesday’s election on nine proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.

11/01/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry waits during his introduction before addressing Austin's largest naturalization ceremony at the Delco Activity Center on May 11, 2007 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Taylor Jones/Getty Images)

Perry Set To Vote Early In Austin

Gov. Rick Perry plans to cast his ballot as part of early voting. The Republican is scheduled to vote Wednesday at the Austin Public Library’s Howson Branch.

10/30/2013

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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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