Texas Senate Approves Eliminating Straight-Ticket VotingThe Texas Senate has preliminarily approved a bill eliminating straight-ticket voting statewide beginning in 2020.
Court Sets Trial That Could Alter Texas Voting Maps For 2018A court that found racial gerrymandering and intentional discrimination in Texas voting maps has set a summer trial that could impact the 2018 elections.
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.
Trump's Voter Fraud Expert Registered In Texas, 2 Other StatesA man who President Donald Trump has promoted as an authority on voter fraud was registered to vote in multiple states during the 2016 presidential election, the Associated Press has learned.
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.
More States Consider Working Around Electoral CollegeFrustrated after seeing another candidate secure the presidency without winning the popular vote, mostly Democratic lawmakers in several capitols want their states to join a movement to work around the Electoral College.
NBA Adds Players, Media Vote To All-Star Game SelectionsThe NBA is adding players and media to the voting process in a change to the way starters for the All-Star Game are selected.
Dallas Police And Fire Reject Cuts To Pension BenefitsMembers of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system rejected a proposed plan to cut pension benefits according to results posted on the group's website.
Texas Has Voter Turnout Record Of Nearly 8.9MUnofficial results show that nearly 8.9 million Texans cast ballots in Tuesday's presidential election, surpassing the state's record 8 million voters in 2008
Dallas County Officials Review Voting IrregularitiesDallas County elections officials are reporting instances of voting irregularities Tuesday, including one voter who filed a complaint contending someone mailed in a ballot in the voter's name.
Thousands Visit Susan B. Anthony Grave On Election DayThousands of people flocked to the grave of women's suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony on Election Day to pay their respects.
Texas Election Offers Lots Of Intrigue But Few Nail-BitersWhile much of the country will be on pins and needles Tuesday, Texas' ballot features none of the top statewide offices and a presidential race that likely won't be close.