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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...