Texas Republicans Advance Voting Bill In House After Democrats’ Holdout EndsTexas is now set to become the last big GOP state to pass tighter voting laws driven by former President Donald Trump’s false claims that the 2020 election was stolen.
Election Integrity Becomes Most Contentious Issue During Texas Legislature’s Special SessionThe newly filed election integrity bills quickly became the most contentious issue as the Special Session of the Texas Legislature began on July 8.
Beto O'Rourke And AFL-CIO Hold Voting Rights Rally At Texas State CapitolBeto O'Rourke headlined a voting rights rally in Austin, just one day before Democrats in the U.S. Senate take up a sweeping bill aimed at combating new Republican-backed voting restrictions.
Against The Odds Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Voting BillSenate Democrats pledged to forge ahead with a vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as it faces universal opposition from Republicans.
Voting Restriction Bill Touted By Texas Republicans Passes Key House VoteEarly Friday morning, after a long night of votes and debates, the Texas House advance a pared down version of Senate Bill 7. The vote puts America's biggest red state closer to imposing new voting restrictions.
Texas Lawmakers Faceoff Over House Bill 6 That Would Enact Voting Restrictions Across The StateThe State House is scheduled to take up House Bill 6 today -- but the bill that would enact wide-ranging changes to elections in Texas comes with opposition.
Hundreds Of Texans Voice Their Opinions About Proposed Election Reforms During House HearingMore than 340 Texans either testified in person at the State Capitol or submitted their comments about a controversial election bill, HB 6 on Thursday.
Major Companies Come Out Against Texas Bills Limiting Voter Access"We value the democratic process and believe every eligible American should be allowed to exercise their right to vote, no matter which political party or candidate they support," American Airlines said.
Why The Republican Press To Impose New Voter Restrictions Is A Race Against TimeIn many of the states where Republicans are advancing the most severe restrictions -- including Texas, Georgia and Arizona -- shifts in the electorate's composition are eroding decades of virtually uncontested GOP dominance.
Texas Republicans Targeting Harris County With Stack Of Bills Proposing New Voting RestrictionsHouston expanded voting access during the 2020 election and now Texas Republicans are targeting the city, and the county it sits in, with a series of measures that would limit early voting, make it harder to get and return absentee ballots, and more.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.
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.
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.
Courts Strike Blows To GOP Voter Restrictions In 3 StatesCourts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.