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.
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.
Voters have a final day to cast ballots early for Tuesday’s election on nine proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.
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.
Early voting is underway on whether to tap the state’s rainy day fund to create a $2 billion water infrastructure fund.
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.
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower-court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing new restrictions on volunteer voter registrars.
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.
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.
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.
Former City Council member Harry LaRosiliere has won the election for Mayor in Plano.
After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.