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Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 18 2019 - 5:42pm
By Davis Rich *Correction appended Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state's tax code. Voters in three state House districts will also participate in special elections to fill empty seats. Early voting begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1. Election Day is Nov. 5.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Nov 7 2018 - 8:36am
More than half of San Antonio voters supported Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, but it wasn't enough to put him over the top in the Nov. 6 General Election.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Nov 6 2018 - 8:27am
Bexar County will likely see more voters than ever before turn out for the mid-term election Nov. 6. In just eight months, 35,762 people have registered to vote in the county, bumping the total number of eligible voters to a record 1,109,417 people. For comparison, during the same time frame between the 2016 primary and presidential election, 24,566 people registered to vote in Bexar County for a total of 1,049,089 registered voters.
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Oct 23 2018 - 5:31pm
The San Antonio Black Lawyers Association hosted a forum for judicial candidates on Oct. 20, 2018 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in San Antonio.Co-hosts included the NAACP,  the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, Community of Churches for Social Action, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Rho Lambda Chapter Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Pi Zeta Chapter.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2018 - 7:53pm
On the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Texas State Senator José Menéndez (D-26) called on Bexar County to quickly resolve voting issues, and encouraged voters not to give up. During a news conference at Las Palmas Library, an early voting site, Castro and Menéndez said problems on Oct. 22, included outdated voting machines with no paper records, system glitches, incorrect voter information, staffing shortages, long lines and a lack of accommodations for disabled voters.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 3 2018 - 8:49pm
Updated: Replay NOWCastSA video of the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum about the proposed Charter Amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot. The event took place Oct. 15, 2018 at San Antonio Central Library.
Written by Glenda Wolin on Jun 5 2018 - 8:22pm
By Glenda Wolin Not guilty! That was one of the themes of the rousing keynote speech by Erika Prosper at the San Antonio League’s 2018 Annual Luncheon, held April 19, 2018. Not “not guilty” in the sense of a verdict, but in the sense that as women, we cannot let ourselves feel guilt over not being able to do everything we feel is expected of us, said Prosper, who is married to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 21 2018 - 4:47pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune   The legal fight over whether Texas is disenfranchising thousands of voters by violating a federal voter registration law is on its way to federal appeals court.