Watch a short video on Proposition 7:
Written by League of Wome… on Oct 18 2021 - 12:12pm
Watch a short video on Proposition 6: From the League of Women Voters Voter Guide: The constitutional amendment establishing a right for residents of certain facilities to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.
Written by League of Wome… on Oct 18 2021 - 12:05pm
Watch a short video on Proposition 5: From the League of Women Voters Voter Guide: The constitutional amendment providing additional powers to State Commission on Judicial Conduct with respect to candidates for judicial office."
Written by Vivian Lopez on Oct 15 2021 - 2:35pm
The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, and the South & West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce hosted an in-person candidate forum featuring Frank Ramirez and John Lujan. The video of the event is available to replay on YouTube from the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is embedded here on this page.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 15 2021 - 11:39am
By Alexa Ura and Mandi Cai, The Texas Tribune The intensity with which Texas Republicans are struggling against demographic tides as they redraw the state's congressional districts can best be seen in their proposed maps for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, specifically its suburbs.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 15 2021 - 11:12am
Texas’ child welfare agency removed a webpage that offered resources to LGBTQ youth following complaints by one of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s GOP primary challengers, according to internal agency communications. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services webpage, which provides information to children in the foster care system, included information about a suicide prevention hotline, LGBTQ legal services, and questions about defining gender and sexual identity.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 6 2021 - 11:46am
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A Texas House committee voted out a revised draft to redraw the lower chamber’s districts, which will give Republicans stronger positioning in the House of the Legislature for the next decade. The Oct. 5 committee vote puts the proposal on track to hit the House floor for debate in the coming days.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 1 2021 - 3:34pm
Texas House members on Oct. 30 released the first proposal for a new map redrawing the chamber's 150-member districts. The initial draft would both increase Republicans' strength across the state and the number of districts in which white residents make up a majority of eligible voters.
Written by Ross Ramsey on Oct 1 2021 - 3:30pm
In a state where more than 60% of the residents are people of color, the Texas Legislature is proposing maps where white people have voting majorities in 50% of the congressional districts. That’s not representative.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Oct 1 2021 - 3:22pm
New Census data in Texas reveals there will be two new congressional seats based on the growing population of people of color. However, these communities may not be able to benefit from these redistricting lines. In this video, PBS Political Reporter Daniel Bush goes in depth on this issue.