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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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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

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Appeals Court Reverses Voter Registrar Ruling

A federal appeals court has overturned a lower-court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing new restrictions on volunteer voter registrars.

10/03/2013

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Southern States Gird For New Fight On Voter Laws

Stricter voter identification laws, redrawn political maps fortifying Republican majorities, reducing early voting: States with GOP strongholds intensified these efforts under President Barack Obama and proclaimed victory at the Supreme Court.

07/26/2013

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U.S. Attorney General Takes Texas To Task Over Voting Rights

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.

07/25/2013

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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.

06/26/2013

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Harry LaRosiliere Wins Historic Election In Plano

Former City Council member Harry LaRosiliere has won the election for Mayor in Plano.

05/11/2013

Electoral College

GOP Eyes New Election Laws

After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.

01/18/2013

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