By Sneha Dey, Alex Nguyen and Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune. Texas lawmakers won’t gavel in for the new legislative session until January, but they got their first chance to file bills Monday.
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By María Méndez, The Texas Tribune Oct. 21, 2022 High-profile federal and state races aren’t the only political contests that will be decided in the Nov. 8 midterm elections. Many communities across the state will be choosing local leaders on Election Day.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Oct 28 2022 - 12:00pm
By Marissa Greene, The Texas Tribune Oct. 22, 2022 The nine-member Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the state’s highest appellate court for all decisions on Texas criminal matters. But its pivotal role in Texas’ legal system does not mean it’s easy for voters to find information on the five candidates running for three seats on the court in November.
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 18 2022 - 12:01pm
By Jason Beeferman, The Texas Tribune
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 8 2022 - 12:20pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune With counting holdups and missed ballots marring what amounted to a low-turnout election, Harris County election officials are facing pressure from local leaders of both political parties to explain what went wrong in last week’s primary. Houston-area voters saw relatively few issues on election day, but days later the state’s largest county faced a 10,000 vote-sized problem.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 10 2020 - 5:41pm
By Jolie McCullough and Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune and Perla Trevizo, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Oct. 9, 2020
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Oct 1 2020 - 12:35pm
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus held a Texas Redistricting Town Hall on Sept. 24, 2020 to discuss the census, redistricting and gerrymandering. In 2021, the Texas Legislature is scheduled to begin the redistricting process for 38 or 39 U.S. House seats, Texas Senate seats and Texas House of Representatives seats. Because of COVID-19, the Texas House and Texas Senate indefinitely postponed a series of public input hearings that were to have been held in cities across Texas in 2020.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Sep 29 2020 - 1:27pm
If you haven't checked it out yet there's a great new Twitter account called @BallottheDog (and website https://www.ballotthedog.com/) to help promote voting in Texas. Check out this awesome video here!
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 17 2020 - 7:49pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 15, 2020 Editor's note: This story was updated to reflect the judge's official order signed Friday. A state district judge signed an order easing restrictions for voting by mail in Texas in light of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Written by Soren Vaughn on Aug 15 2018 - 3:10pm
In this video, disABILITYsa Co-Founder and Executive Director Melanie Cawthon demonstrates how to use an "adaptive" voting machine designed for people with disabilities.