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Federal Judge Directs More Counties To Halt Voter Citizenship Review Efforts As Lawsuits Proceed

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune SAN ANTONIO — As part of an ongoing flurry of litigation in federal court here over the state’s bungled citizenship review of its voter rolls, a federal judge on Monday told a handful of Texas … Continue reading

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AG’s Office Told Lawmakers It Isn’t Investigating Flagged Voters. It Told A Local Official It Is.

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton assured lawmakers on Friday that his office hadn’t launched criminal investigations into nearly 100,000 voters flagged by the secretary of state’s office for citizenship review. But email correspondence obtained by … Continue reading

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In West Texas, County Election Officials Still Wait For Citizenship Checks List

By Carlos Morales In pockets of West Texas, some counties are still waiting to receive a list from the state flagging registered voters for citizenship checks, and at least one other county has declined to discuss if they’ve received a … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Group Sues Texas Over Its Call To Remove Alleged Non-Citizens From Voter Rolls

By Ashley Lopez, KUT A Latino civil rights organization filed a lawsuit in federal court today against Texas’ effort to identify non-citizens who are registered to vote. The lawsuit brought by the the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) … Continue reading

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Texas Secretary Of State Carlos Cascos On Texas-Mexico Relations

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott led a delegation to Mexico earlier this week to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and other top-level officials. Up for discussion was strengthening cultural and economic ties. Among the delegation was Texas Secretary of State Carlos … Continue reading

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Incoming Texas Secretary of State Echoes GOP Leaders on Border Issues

For the first nomination of his incoming administration, Governor-elect Greg Abbott has tapped Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next Texas Secretary of State. In Texas, the office oversees state elections, but also serves as the governor’s chief … Continue reading

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