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 Texas Tribune on Apr 17 2020 - 7:49pm
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.
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 Trey Herrera on Nov 12 2017 - 8:52am
MOVE San Antonio is proud to welcome Young Women's Leadership Academy high school student and San Antonio community activist Ruby Polanco for our November tbh speaker series and live podcast. In August 2017, Ruby led the efforts to expand the San Antonio Independent School District's nondiscrimination ordinance to add sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. After the program, join MOVE for a special concert by Rue Sophia, a high school student-led alternative rock band!
Written by League of Wome… on Nov 2 2016 - 6:13pm
The League of Women Voters of Texas updated it's highly acclaimed survey of Texas county websites. The League found 23 percent overall improvement in the information provided about elections and voter ID information from late August to late October on the existing 234 official county websites. Elaine Wiant, president of the Texas League said, "We are encouraged that two thirds of county websites meet the League's minimum criteria for voter and election information informed citizens need to vote this election season."
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 31 2016 - 10:15pm
by Alex Samuels and Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Oct. 28, 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.