Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those...

Pandemic top of mind for Texas voters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Voters in Texas made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction. That’s according to AP VoteCast,...

Judge rejects GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston...

Early voting gets underway in Cameron County

A long line snaked around the Brownsville Public Library on Central Boulevard this morning, as registered voters headed to the polling place to take...

Court reinstates Texas limit on ballot drop-off locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a limit on the number of mail-in ballot drop-off locations in Texas, although Gov....

Voters, voting rights groups sue Abbott over order to close ballot drop-off locations

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune Voting rights advocates and civic groups have rushed to the courthouse in a bid to block Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s...

Texas governor restricts mail-in ballot drop-off locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of locations where Texas voters can drop off their mail-in ballots has been vastly reduced to ensure poll...

Federal judge blocks Texas’ elimination of straight-ticket voting

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Less than three weeks before early voting begins in Texas, a U.S. district judge has blocked the state from eliminating...

Vote-by-mail advocates lose appeal in Texas

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to vote-by-mail advocates in Texas. A push by the...

Judge: Texas voters must be notified of signature issues

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters must be notified of any issues with their signature on mailed-in ballots, a federal judge ruled after finding...