Posted on · State Senator Paul Bettencourt and Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart accuse Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett of ignoring Texas election law. The charges stem from her rejection of 4,000 voter registration challenges by GOP activist Alan Vera earlier this year.
Posted on · From Monday to Friday this week, our political expert Andrew Schneider will focus on a different aspect of Election 2017; This time, he explores why is it that even though voter turnout is already lower in off year elections, Hurricane Harvey has made things even worse.
Posted on · Poll workers in Houston, Austin, and other major cities are telling voters they can’t vote without a government-issued photo ID, according to complaints fielded by the Texas Civil Rights Project. That’s despite a federal court ruling to the contrary.
Posted on · The Texas Attorney General’s Office has prosecuted fewer than 90 cases of voter fraud since 2002, compared to more than 64 million votes cast over the same period.
Posted on · With talk of rigging and stolen elections, people are more concerned than usual about whether their vote will count. As part of our #TXDecides series, examining issues facing voters in the 2016 campaign, we explore the security of paperless electronic voting systems.
Posted on · Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart anticipates 1.4 million voters will cast ballots this year, up from 1.2 million in 2012. He warns people to expect long lines if they wait till the final day of early voting, let alone the last few hours of Election Day.
Posted on · U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos found Texas’ voter education campaign is using misleading language that could discourage eligible voters from going to the polls.
Posted on · Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart says most voters will have to go to a different location from where they cast their ballots in the primary’s first round on March 1.
Posted on · Democratic U.S. Reps. Gene Green and Al Green say their districts suffered from a shortage of voting machines and last minute poll station changes that discouraged participation by Hispanic and African-American voters.
Posted on · Houston voters will head to the polls one more time to decide on several races for city offices.