Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 1 2020 - 1:24pm
Written by Texas Tribune on May 21 2020 - 7:30pm
By Megan Menchaca, The Texas Tribune May 21, 2020 With Texas’ runoff elections set to happen in the middle of a pandemic this summer, many voters are asking: Do I have to go to the polls to cast a ballot?
Written by Texas Tribune on May 20 2020 - 10:29am
A federal judge opened a path for a massive expansion in absentee voting in Texas by ordering Tuesday that all state voters, regardless of age, qualify for mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Days after a two-hour preliminary injunction hearing in San Antonio, U.S. District Judge Fred Biery agreed with individual Texas voters and the Texas Democratic Party that voters would face irreparable harm if existing age eligibility rules for voting by mail remain in place for elections held while the coronavirus remains in wide circulation. Under his order, which the Texas attorney general said he would immediately appeal, voters under the age of 65 who would ordinarily not qualify for mail-in ballots would now be eligible.
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 Texas Tribune on Nov 23 2018 - 2:24pm
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 7 2018 - 6:29pm
By Teo Armus, The Texas Tribune
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.