Posted on · Republican voting officials Kay Tyner and Colleen Vera took the stand for the plaintiff, former Judge Erin Lunceford, in Lunceford’s election challenge lawsuit against Judge Tamika Craft. Lunceford is seeking a new election in Harris County’s 189th Judicial District Court.
Posted on · This first case involves a challenge by a Republican former judge, Erin Lunceford, who ran for district court judge and lost to Democrat Tamika “Tami” Craft by a margin of 2,743 votes.
Posted on · The lawsuit comes after last year's midterm election was plagued by multiple polling locations opening late and shortages of ballot paper, causing extensive delays for Harris County voters.
Posted on · One bill eliminates the county administrator. The other gives the Texas Secretary of State new authority.
Posted on · Early voting, which ended on May 2, had a little over 17,000 voters in Harris County.
Posted on · Several Harris County polling locations ran out of ballot paper and had technical issues on Election Day. Some election judges of both parties blame staff layoffs and poor training of Election Day workers for making those problems worse.
Posted on · On Monday's show: We learn about a pair of bills in the legislature that could change who's in charge of elections in Harris County. And we offer you a chance to vent about your pet peeves and frustrations about life in Greater Houston.
Posted on · The law suit alleges that the Harris County Elections Administration Office failed to turn over records and is refusing to turn over records that are "patently germane" to understanding what happened in the 2022 elections.
Posted on · A recent change in Texas' electioneering laws allows voters to wear clothing or apparel in support of a politician, but only if that person is not on the current ballot.
Posted on · A total of 60,834 voters cast in-person ballots on the first day of early voting in Harris County, which was 2,354 lower than the first-day turnout in 2018.
Posted on · Beat the Election Day traffic and cast your ballot now at your nearest voting station.
Posted on · In a letter sent Tuesday to Harris County's elections administrator, the Texas Secretary of State's Office said it and the Texas Attorney General's Office will dispatch inspectors, security trainers and legal advisors to the county during the upcoming midterm election.
Posted on · The Election Administrator’s Office reported that 19% of the ballots in the March primaries were rejected due to Senate Bill 1 compared to 0.3% in the 2018 primary election.
Posted on · By comparison, less than 0.3% of all mail ballots received for the 2018 primary were rejected for all causes, according to the Harris County Elections Administrator.
Posted on · The suit comes after massive delays in the unofficial vote count and the revelation that about 10,000 mail-in ballots still have not been included in the count.