Tag Archives: Voting

The Nov. 5 Election Is Coming Up. Here’s What You Can Expect To See On Your Ballot.

By Marfa Public Radio Early voting for next month’s election begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1. Throughout the state, voters will weigh in on 10 constitutional amendments. You can find a break down of each amendment here, and … Continue reading

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Yes, There’s An Election In Texas In November. Here’s What’s On The Ballot.

By KUT News Voters in Texas will decide on 10 constitutional amendments this Election Day, Nov. 5. The propositions range from prohibiting an income tax from ever being collected in the state to allowing law enforcement animals to stay with … Continue reading

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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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Opposition Imperils David Whitley’s Nomination As Texas Secretary Of State

By Alexa Ura and Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune For the second time, the Senate Nominations Committee met this week to approve the governor’s appointees — and for the second time, the Republican-dominated committee did not call a vote on David … 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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After Tight Senate Race In Texas, Left-Leaning Groups Set Sights On Latinos For 2020

The Texas Senate race was very, very close – closer than any statewide election in recent history – and Latinos could be part of the reason why. “Latinos are becoming a political force to be reckoned with in the state,” … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Orders Texas To Comply With Voter Registration Laws

A federal judge has ordered Texas officials to comply with the National Voter Registration Act and motor voter laws. The order could affect an estimated 1.5 million Texans.

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Federal Panel Rules Some of Texas’ Congressional Districts Illegal

Some of Texas’ 36 congressional districts violate either the U.S. Constitution or the federal Voting Rights Act, a panel of federal judges ruled Friday. In a long-delayed ruling, the judges ruled 2-1 that the Texas Legislature must redraw the political … Continue reading

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Recapping West Texas Results from Election 2016

Donald Trump defied polls and many expectations on Tuesday night to win the presidency over Hillary Clinton, and his unexpected success has emboldened Republicans across Texas. There weren’t many local competitive races on the ballot in West Texas, with most local … Continue reading

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Election Day 2016: Live-blog and Races We’re Following

It’s finally here: Election Day 2016. Marfa Public Radio is bringing you live special coverage of national, statewide, local and regional races throughout the evening. Listen at 93.5 FM in West Texas or online. After the polls close in Texas … Continue reading

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