In a changing Texas, Republicans will begin redistricting with more freedom to draw their maps

In a changing Texas, Republicans will begin redistricting with more freedom to draw their maps …

Gov. Greg Abbott signs Texas voting bill into law, overcoming Democratic quorum breaks

Gov. Greg Abbott signs Texas voting bill into law, overcoming Democratic quorum breaks SB 1…

Texas must pay $6.8 million in legal fees to parties who challenged voter ID law, federal appeals court says

Texas must pay .8 million in legal fees to parties who challenged voter ID law, federal…

Before the legislation is even signed, Texas’ new voting rules are challenged in two federal lawsuits

Before the legislation is even signed, Texas’ new voting rules are challenged in two federal lawsuits …

Texas Senate too late with hastily conjured bill allowing party officials to trigger audits of 2020 election

Texas Senate too late with hastily conjured bill allowing party officials to trigger audits of 2020…

Barely underway, Texas redistricting draws its first lawsuit challenging Legislature’s authority to redraw legislative maps

Barely underway, Texas redistricting draws its first lawsuit challenging Legislature’s authority to redraw legislative maps …

Republican bill tightening Texas election laws is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk

Republican bill tightening Texas election laws is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk Senate Bill…

The hard-fought Texas voting bill is poised to become law. Here's what it does.

The hard-fought Texas voting bill is poised to become law. Here’s what it does. Senate…

Texas House committee again passes the voting restrictions bill that instigated Democratic quorum break

Texas House committee again passes the voting restrictions bill that instigated Democratic quorum break Senate…

People of color make up 95% of Texas’ population growth, and cities and suburbs are booming, 2020 census shows

People of color make up 95% of Texas’ population growth, and cities and suburbs are booming,…

Texas Sen. Carol Alvarado to filibuster GOP elections bill, adding fuel to Democratic fight to block the legislation

Texas Sen. Carol Alvarado to filibuster GOP elections bill, adding fuel to Democratic fight to block…

Forging ahead, Texas Senate committee again passes voting restrictions bill

Forging ahead, Texas Senate committee again passes voting restrictions bill Senate Bill 1 is nearly…

The Texas House will likely remain immobilized when the second special session begins Saturday as Democrats stay away

The Texas House will likely remain immobilized when the second special session begins Saturday as Democrats…

Quorum-busting Texas House Democrats still plotting next move ahead of second special session

Quorum-busting Texas House Democrats still plotting next move ahead of second special session Following Gov.…

Invoking the spirit of Selma, Texas activists begin 27-mile march demanding federal action on voting rights

Invoking the spirit of Selma, Texas activists begin 27-mile march demanding federal action on voting rights …

Texas lawmakers to testify as U.S. House oversight committee plans hearing on Texas voting bill

Texas lawmakers to testify as U.S. House oversight committee plans hearing on Texas voting bill …

Behind the partisan drama lies a profoundly serious struggle over who gets shut out under Texas voting laws

Behind the partisan drama lies a profoundly serious struggle over who gets shut out under Texas…

Texans testifying on GOP voting bill faced a 17 hour-wait to be heard by lawmakers in the dead of night

Texans testifying on GOP voting bill faced a 17 hour-wait to be heard by lawmakers in…

Hundreds of Texans line up to testify over GOP's voting bill in the special legislative session

Hundreds of Texans line up to testify over GOP’s voting bill in the special legislative session …

What's in the new voting restriction legislation introduced in the Texas House and Senate

What’s in the new voting restriction legislation introduced in the Texas House and Senate Senate…

Texans With Disabilities Fear Voting Will Get Harder for Them as Special Session on GOP Restrictions Nears

Texans With Disabilities Fear Voting Will Get Harder for Them as Special Session on GOP Restrictions…

Democrats fear Texas Republicans will push even harder in second bid to pass new voting restrictions

Democrats fear Texas Republicans will push even harder in second bid to pass new voting restrictions …

Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions nears

Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions…

Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions nears

Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions…

Few Texans believe voting fraud is common, UT/TT poll shows, undercutting GOP rationale for tightening voting rules

Few Texans believe voting fraud is common, UT/TT poll shows, undercutting GOP rationale for tightening voting…

Vice President Kamala Harris says Texas is key example of why a new federal elections law is needed

Vice President Kamala Harris says Texas is key example of why a new federal elections law…

For Democrats of color, walkout on Texas voting bill was rooted in the long fight for equal voting rights

For Democrats of color, walkout on Texas voting bill was rooted in the long fight for…

Texas Democrats abandon House floor, blocking passage of voting bill before final deadline

Texas Democrats abandon House floor, blocking passage of voting bill before final deadline State Rep.…

After drastic changes made behind closed doors, Texas Senate approves voting bill after overnight debate

After drastic changes made behind closed doors, Texas Senate approves voting bill after overnight debate …

President Joe Biden says Texas voting bill is “part of an assault on democracy”

President Joe Biden says Texas voting bill is “part of an assault on democracy” “In…

Texas lawmakers poised to pass sweeping voting bill to restrict voting hours and change election rules

Texas lawmakers poised to pass sweeping voting bill to restrict voting hours and change election rules …

Polling places for urban voters of color would be cut under Texas Senate's version of voting bill being negotiated with House

Polling places for urban voters of color would be cut under Texas Senate’s version of voting…

Secretary of State Ruth Hughs, Texas' top elections official, to resign after Senate takes no action on her confirmation

Secretary of State Ruth Hughs, Texas’ top elections official, to resign after Senate takes no action…

Texas GOP’s voting restrictions bill could be rewritten behind closed doors after key House vote

Texas GOP’s voting restrictions bill could be rewritten behind closed doors after key House vote …

Major corporations come out against proposed voting restrictions in Texas

Major corporations come out against proposed voting restrictions in Texas A voter casts their ballot…

Texas Republican Briscoe Cain blindsides fellow lawmakers in push for House version of new voting restrictions

Texas Republican Briscoe Cain blindsides fellow lawmakers in push for House version of new voting restrictions …

Texas will gain two seats in Congress as residents of color drive population gains

Texas will gain two seats in Congress as residents of color drive population gains A…

Here's how Texas elections would change, and become more restrictive, under the bill Texas Republicans are pushing

Here’s how Texas elections would change, and become more restrictive, under the bill Texas Republicans are…

Texas Republicans say their proposed voting restrictions are color blind. But many see "Jim Crow in a tuxedo."

Texas Republicans say their proposed voting restrictions are color blind. But many see “Jim Crow in…

Texas House committee advances bill that would make it a crime for election officials to send unsolicited vote-by-mail applications

Texas House committee advances bill that would make it a crime for election officials to send…

Two corporate giants come out against Republicans’ efforts to restrict voting in Texas

Two corporate giants come out against Republicans’ efforts to restrict voting in Texas In a…

Texas Senate advances bill limiting how and when voters can cast ballots, receive mail-in voting applications

Texas Senate advances bill limiting how and when voters can cast ballots, receive mail-in voting applications …

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals will review Crystal Mason’s controversial illegal voting conviction

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals will review Crystal Mason’s controversial illegal voting conviction Crystal Mason…

Restrictions on Texas voting could tighten under Republican bill advanced by Senate committee

Restrictions on Texas voting could tighten under Republican bill advanced by Senate committee Senate Bill…

Alcohol to go from restaurants gets closer to becoming permanent as Texas House gives initial approval

Alcohol to go from restaurants gets closer to becoming permanent as Texas House gives initial approval …

Texas Republicans begin pursuing new voting restrictions as they work to protect their hold on power

Texas Republicans begin pursuing new voting restrictions as they work to protect their hold on power …

Gov. Greg Abbott formally opens Texas GOP bid to clamp down on local efforts expanding voting access

Gov. Greg Abbott formally opens Texas GOP bid to clamp down on local efforts expanding voting…

Nurtured with faith, a community garden in San Antonio springs back from the devastating winter storm

Nurtured with faith, a community garden in San Antonio springs back from the devastating winter storm …

Texas’ oldest Black university was built on a former plantation. Its students still fight a legacy of voter suppression.

Texas’ oldest Black university was built on a former plantation. Its students still fight a legacy…

Latest census delay will push Texas' redrawing of political maps into the fall

Latest census delay will push Texas’ redrawing of political maps into the fall A 2020…

Republican who helped Trump campaign challenge Joe Biden's win will lead election work in Texas House

Republican who helped Trump campaign challenge Joe Biden’s win will lead election work in Texas House …

Appeals court sides with Harris County in lawsuit over mailing absentee ballot applications

Appeals court sides with Harris County in lawsuit over mailing absentee ballot applications The appeals…

Texas Supreme Court again blocks Harris County from sending mail-in ballot applications to all voters

Texas Supreme Court again blocks Harris County from sending mail-in ballot applications to all voters …

Federal appeals court rejects Texas Democrats' effort to expand voting by mail

Federal appeals court rejects Texas Democrats’ effort to expand voting by mail The Texas Democratic…

Federal court blocks Trump effort to exclude undocumented immigrants when congressional seats are divvied up

Federal court blocks Trump effort to exclude undocumented immigrants when congressional seats are divvied up …

Texas ordered to immediately fix flaws in method used to reject some mail-in ballots

Texas ordered to immediately fix flaws in method used to reject some mail-in ballots Election…

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit that sought sweeping changes to Texas' in-person voting rules

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit that sought sweeping changes to Texas’ in-person voting rules The long…

With time running out, Texas abruptly launches a $15 million ad campaign chasing an accurate census count

With time running out, Texas abruptly launches a million ad campaign chasing an accurate census count …

Texas sues Harris County to stop it from sending all voters applications for mail-in ballots

Texas sues Harris County to stop it from sending all voters applications for mail-in ballots …

For second time, federal judge finds Texas is violating voter registration law

For second time, federal judge finds Texas is violating voter registration law A federal judge…

Texas tells Harris County to halt plan to send all voters applications for mail-in ballots

Texas tells Harris County to halt plan to send all voters applications for mail-in ballots …

Texas' largest county sending mail-in ballot applications to millions of registered voters

Texas’ largest county sending mail-in ballot applications to millions of registered voters More than 2.4…

In Texas, USPS woes and state deadlines could leave voters without enough time to return mail-in ballots

In Texas, USPS woes and state deadlines could leave voters without enough time to return mail-in…

Harris County joins federal lawsuit trying to extend time for U.S. census count

Harris County joins federal lawsuit trying to extend time for U.S. census count After previously…

An abrupt change to the census deadline shortened the response period by a month, increasing fears of an undercount in Texas

An abrupt change to the census deadline shortened the response period by a month, increasing fears…

Trump pushes to exclude undocumented immigrants when congressional seats are divvied up next year

Trump pushes to exclude undocumented immigrants when congressional seats are divvied up next year The…

Wide-ranging lawsuit claims Texas' in-person voting rules will disenfranchise Black, Latino voters during the pandemic

Wide-ranging lawsuit claims Texas’ in-person voting rules will disenfranchise Black, Latino voters during the pandemic …

Wide-ranging lawsuit claims Texas' in-person voting rules will disenfranchise Black, Latino voters during the pandemic

Wide-ranging lawsuit claims Texas’ in-person voting rules will disenfranchise Black, Latino voters during the pandemic …

Runoff elections show Texas not quite ready for November's main event

Runoff elections show Texas not quite ready for November’s main event Voters checked in Tuesday…

Runoff elections show Texas not quite ready for November's main event

Runoff elections show Texas not quite ready for November’s main event Voters checked in Tuesday…

Two Texas voters with COVID-19 seek court order allowing them to cast mail-in ballots

Two Texas voters with COVID-19 seek court order allowing them to cast mail-in ballots A…

Texas runoff elections show stress of coronavirus pandemic on state’s voting systems

Texas runoff elections show stress of coronavirus pandemic on state’s voting systems Tuesday is election…

Texas runoff elections show stress of coronavirus pandemic on state’s voting systems

Texas runoff elections show stress of coronavirus pandemic on state’s voting systems Tuesday is election…

Two major Texas counties are trimming polling locations as workers pull out over coronavirus

Two major Texas counties are trimming polling locations as workers pull out over coronavirus Texas…

Two major Texas counties are trimming polling locations as workers pull out over coronavirus

Two major Texas counties are trimming polling locations as workers pull out over coronavirus Texas…

TribCast: Mask orders, convention drama and the road ahead for reopening schools

TribCast: Mask orders, convention drama and the road ahead for reopening schools A CapMetro bus…

TribCast: Mask orders, convention drama and the road ahead for reopening schools

TribCast: Mask orders, convention drama and the road ahead for reopening schools A CapMetro bus…

Texans begin voting Monday in runoff elections. Officials are doing what they can to make it safe.

Texans begin voting Monday in runoff elections. Officials are doing what they can to make it…

U.S. Supreme Court declines Texas Democrats' request to allow all Texans to vote by mail

U.S. Supreme Court declines Texas Democrats’ request to allow all Texans to vote by mail …

What problems did you encounter while trying to vote in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic?

What problems did you encounter while trying to vote in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic? …

Federal court tosses suit brought by Texas Democrats seeking to revive straight-ticket voting

Federal court tosses suit brought by Texas Democrats seeking to revive straight-ticket voting Super Tuesday…

Coronavirus fears postponed a Texas election. Now it will go forward with even greater risk for some voters.

Coronavirus fears postponed a Texas election. Now it will go forward with even greater risk for…

Coronavirus fears postponed a Texas election. Now it will go forward with even greater risk for some voters.

Coronavirus fears postponed a Texas election. Now it will go forward with even greater risk for…

Texas A&M announces more online offerings, classroom capacity caps and daily cleaning schedules for fall return

Texas A&M announces more online offerings, classroom capacity caps and daily cleaning schedules for fall return …

Texas Democrats ask U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on voting by mail

Texas Democrats ask U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on voting by mail Mail-in ballot…

Plaintiffs fold hand in Texas state court lawsuit seeking expansion of voting by mail during coronavirus

Plaintiffs fold hand in Texas state court lawsuit seeking expansion of voting by mail during coronavirus …

Federal appeals court extends block on voting-by-mail expansion in Texas

Federal appeals court extends block on voting-by-mail expansion in Texas Mail-in ballot application. Miguel Gutierrez…

Three top Texas GOP officials who oppose expanding mail-in voting have each used it

Three top Texas GOP officials who oppose expanding mail-in voting have each used it From…

Texas on the hook for $6.8 million after long voter ID fight

Texas on the hook for .8 million after long voter ID fight Illustration by Todd…

Texas Supreme Court: Lack of immunity to coronavirus alone isn’t enough for mail-in ballot

Texas Supreme Court: Lack of immunity to coronavirus alone isn’t enough for mail-in ballot The Texas…

Texas recommends people bring their own hand sanitizer to vote this summer

Texas recommends people bring their own hand sanitizer to vote this summer People wait to…

Federal appeals court temporarily blocks voting-by-mail expansion in Texas

Federal appeals court temporarily blocks voting-by-mail expansion in Texas Mail-in ballot application. Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The…

Federal judge says all Texas voters can apply to vote by mail during pandemic

Federal judge says all Texas voters can apply to vote by mail during pandemic Mail-in…

Texas Supreme Court puts expansion of voting by mail on hold

Texas Supreme Court puts expansion of voting by mail on hold Mail-in ballot application. Miguel…

Texas appeals court allows expansion of voting by mail during ongoing legal fight

Texas appeals court allows expansion of voting by mail during ongoing legal fight Voting signs…

AG Paxton asks Texas Supreme Court to step into fight over voting by mail

AG Paxton asks Texas Supreme Court to step into fight over voting by mail Ken…

Texas JBS meatpacking plant rejects state effort to test workers

Texas JBS meatpacking plant rejects state effort to test workers The JBS beef processing plant…

Texas' age limit for mail-in ballots discriminates against Latinos, LULAC argues in new lawsuit

Texas’ age limit for mail-in ballots discriminates against Latinos, LULAC argues in new lawsuit Mail-in…

Texas rules for mail-in voting won't work during pandemic, a new lawsuit argues

Texas rules for mail-in voting won’t work during pandemic, a new lawsuit argues Voting signs…

Abbott sending "surge team" to look at spiraling coronavirus rates near Texas meatpacking plants

Abbott sending “surge team” to look at spiraling coronavirus rates near Texas meatpacking plants The…

Dallas-based hotel group to return $76 million in disaster loans meant for small businesses

Dallas-based hotel group to return million in disaster loans meant for small businesses An aerial…

Feds send coronavirus strike force to Amarillo in response to outbreaks in meatpacking plants

Feds send coronavirus strike force to Amarillo in response to outbreaks in meatpacking plants Amarillo…

Meatpacking workers in Texas Panhandle have little power to avoid the coronavirus

Meatpacking workers in Texas Panhandle have little power to avoid the coronavirus The JBS meat…

TribCast: Reopening the economy, testing in rural Texas and election woes

TribCast: Reopening the economy, testing in rural Texas and election woes At the Waco ISD…

Texas investigating meat processing plants over coronavirus outbreaks

Texas investigating meat processing plants over coronavirus outbreaks The JBS beef processing plant in Cactus…

Drive-thrus and free pencils: Texas plans for July elections with in-person voting

Drive-thrus and free pencils: Texas plans for July elections with in-person voting People wait to…

Texas judge will issue order that could greatly expand mail-in voting

The ruling could greatly expand the number of voters casting ballots by mail in the upcoming…

Texas redistricting could be affected by coronavirus-related delays of census

State representatives looked at redistricting maps on the floor of the Texas House in 2011. Bob…