By Jolie McCullough and Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune and Perla Trevizo, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Oct. 9, 2020
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 10 2020 - 5:41pm
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 Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 6 2020 - 1:34pm
Reliable Revolutionaries will be hosting a VOTING DRIVE Friday, July 10 at 3 p.m.! If you are not registered to vote, have moved and don’t know your voting status, or need information on the running candidates and which laws they are fighting for and against... COME OUT!
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.
Written by Soren Vaughn on Aug 8 2018 - 3:30pm
Replay the video from our webcast of disABILITYsa's Conversation 360, an interactive dialogue on voting and disability on Aug. 14, 2018 at the Brick at the Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star, San Antonio.
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 Ross Ramsey on May 18 2018 - 8:36pm
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. Derek Ryan, a young Texas voter who also happens to be a political consultant, is finally starting to see some of his peers talking and posting about politics and showing up on lists of voters. It’s taken long enough: He’s in his early 40s.
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.