Appeals Court Weighs Intent Of Texas' Strict Voter ID LawThe new law clarified that both U.S. passport books and cards would be accepted. But it didn't expand the list of seven acceptable IDs beyond those in the 2011 version of a law that critics said was the toughest voter ID law in the country.
Latest Version Of Texas Voter ID Law At US Appeals Court Texas officials hoped to persuade federal appeals judges in New Orleans on Tuesday that the state's latest voter ID law should be allowed to take effect.
Appeals Court Stays Injunction Against Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court panel on Tuesday stayed a permanent injunction to throw out the Texas law requiring voters to present an accepted photo identification card.
Texas Passes Softened Voter ID Law After Judge Finds BiasThe Texas Legislature has approved a weakened voter ID law and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.
Judge Again Finds Discrimination In Texas' Voter ID LawA judge has again ruled that Republican lawmakers in Texas deliberately designed a strict voter ID law to disadvantage minorities and effectively dampen their growing electoral power.
Texas Voter ID Case Delayed Until After Legislative SessionA federal judge mulling whether Texas passed its voter ID law with the intent to deliberately discriminate has agreed to delay the case until after the state's legislative session ends.
Judge Denies Request To Delay Texas Voter ID LawsuitA long-running lawsuit over the contentious voter ID law will move forward in federal court. A judge on Friday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to delay the case.
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.
GOP Lawmakers Across The U.S. Push For Voting RestrictionsAs President Donald Trump hurls unfounded allegations of colossal fraud in last fall's election, lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.
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.
Voter ID Lawsuits Live On Despite Likely Trump Policy ShiftAttorneys challenging tough voter ID laws in Texas and North Carolina say they'll keep pressing their lawsuits without the support of President Donald Trump's Justice Department if necessary.
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.