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.
Republican Efforts To Enact New Voting Restrictions In Texas UnderwayTexas already has some of the toughest voting laws in the country and the rush for more crackdowns on election laws worries voting rights groups and Democrats whose ability to block new measures in the Capitol are limited.
Dallas Police Preparing For Potential Election-Related Unrest"Let's just be honest, 50% of the population is not going to be happy,” Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata said.
Bernie Sanders Doubles Down In Fort Worth On Voting Rights For PrisonersSen. Sanders was criticized this week after saying criminals in prison should still be able to vote.
Gerrymandering Lawsuits Pending In Texas And 11 Other StatesGerrymandering is on trial as the U.S. Supreme Court and judges consider whether mapmakers manipulated boundaries of legislative districts for their own advantage.
Prairie View A&M Students File Early Voting LawsuitA group of students from a historically black university have filed a lawsuit alleging a southeast Texas county is suppressing the voting rights of its black residents.
Portland, Maine Pushing To Allow Non-Citizens To Vote In ElectionsA city in Maine is taking another look at granting non U.S. citizens the ability to vote in its local elections.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida's Voting Ban For Ex-FelonsA federal judge has ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible.
Democrats Push At Trial To Change Texas Voting Maps For 2018Hammering the point that Texas is looking more Hispanic and less white every year, Democrats on Monday began pushing for new 2018 election maps before a court that already decided Republicans purposefully tried stifling minority voters.
Federal Judges Find Texas Gerrymandered Maps On Racial LinesFederal judges found more problems in Texas' voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities, who former President Barack Obama set out to protect at the ballot box before leaving office.
Alabama City Re-Enacts March That Sparked "Bloody Sunday"Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement. Sunday marked the 52nd anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
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.
Amid Talk Of 'Rigged' Election, Experts Say Fraud Is RareDonald Trump has repeatedly warned of a "rigged" election, saying large-scale voter fraud is happening and suggesting it will affect the outcome of the presidential race. There is no evidence that such widespread fraud exists.