Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 26 2019 - 2:09pm
Get updates on the Martin Luther King, Jr. March and get deputized as a voter registrar by the Bexar County Elections Department at this important meeting on Jan. 6 at the Friendship Baptist Church. This is a Deputizing and Planning Meeting, in conjunction with the Know Why You Are Marching Civil Rights Voter Education Radio & Film Series.
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 sschopp on Aug 11 2018 - 5:44pm
WeAreGrassRoots.org will host a series of “Family-Fun” Festivals to encourage voter registration in the San Antonio area. With five “Family-Fun Festival and Voter Registration Drive” events to be conveniently located across San Antonio’s city parks, WeAreGrassRoots.org hopes to attract the resident unregistered-voter crowd with a goal of creating a safe, fun, and family-friendly atmosphere where educating people on the importance of voting and then encouraging the practice in upcoming elections is convenient, guilt-free and straightforward.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jul 20 2018 - 4:30pm
Join disABILITYsa in conversation as we get together to openly discuss the benefits, challenges, barriers, and pathways to engaging in ​the San Antonio community while addressing the way each topic impacts our selves and neighbors who live with a disability. We'll take a look at voting and civic engagement. Voter registration will take place at this event, supported by the League of Women Voters of San Antonio
Written by Texas Tribune on May 31 2018 - 4:38pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Texas will not be required to meet a 45-day deadline to implement online voter registration for drivers — for now.
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.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 14 2018 - 5:02pm
By Alexa Ura and Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune From Jacquelyn Callanen’s perch in the Bexar County elections office, the period following Texas’ voter registration deadlines is best described as a paper tsunami. Some of it arrives by mail. Some stacks are delivered by volunteer voter registrars. The secretary of state’s office sends over a handful of boxes filled to the brim.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 4 2018 - 8:47pm
By Alexa Ura and Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune Handing the state another voting rights loss, a federal judge has sided with a civil rights group that claimed Texas violated federal law by failing to register residents to vote when they updated their drivers’ license information online.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 9 2016 - 8:09pm
On this week’s Edge, how to improve our dismal voter turnout rate, what’s missing in the police union’s contract with the city, the long history of gentrification and displacement, and how the whole community benefits when a kid gets an immunization shot. This edition of the Edge is sponsored in part by NOWCastSA nonprofit member Friends of Communities in Schools San Antonio. To learn more about sponsorship, click here.