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Technology Makes Collin County Voting Easier

This year, Collin County had its biggest early voting turnout ever, and those ballots are currently being stored inside sealed electronic machines.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2012

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Early Voting Down Statewide In Texas

More than 150,000 fewer Texans voted early this year than in 2008, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, and that might signal a lower turnout overall.

11/05/2012

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Go vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

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Largest Texas Counties Report Record Early Voting

A lot of Texans are taking advantage of the flexibility early voting provides. According to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office, some of the largest counties in the state are reporting record or near record early voting turnout.

CBSDFW.COM–10/30/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting Ridiculous

Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.

10/29/2012

A pollster loads paper in a registration machine. (credit: Getty Images/Ben Sklar)

Dallas Voters Facing Big Decisions In Election

Dallas Voters will go to the polls with flood control on their minds.

10/24/2012

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Thousands Turn Out For North Texas Early Voting

Early voting is well underway and already turnout at some North Texas locations is strong. More than 70,000 voters cast ballots today in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton Counties.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Number Of Texans Registered, Early Voting Ends Nov. 2

The Texas Secretary of State’s office has announced that a record 13.64 million Texans have registered to vote

10/19/2012

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Viral Video: What If The Election Ends Tied?

So, what would happen if this year’s presidential election ended in a tie? Here’s the answer. It’s not as simple as many Americans might believe, and could result in even more ties.

10/11/2012

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Registration Deadline Is Tuesday For November Election

Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election.

10/07/2012

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Former Hurst Mayor May Have Historical Treasure

A former North Texas mayor has something he believes connects him with the first black man to vote in this country.

09/10/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Group Sues Over Texas Voting Map

A Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.

09/07/2012

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