Aggrieved anti-fluoride activists, low pay, and understaffing eventually drove away Gillespie County’s election officials.
Texas attorney general’s office sent multiple memos this summer instructing election officials to follow longtime precedent. Then he changed his mind.
Attorney general’s opinion invites lawsuits over long-established ballot security and subjects election officials for possible criminal charges.
After “seeking God’s guidance,” the group has engaged in year-long campaign of chasing evidence, lobbying government, and harassing an election official, with little to show for it.
The 300,000 March ballots are public records under state law, but the effort in Tarrant County may just be a warmup for endlessly disputed elections.
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Paxton aggressively pursued voter fraud, but uncovered few actual cases. He’s also trying to overturn voting rights precedents.
The many circumstances that led the county to miss the state’s deadline for reporting election results.
The move is required by federal law because at least 5% of Dallas County Vietnamese-speaking citizens who are of voting age have limited English proficiency.
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Potter County GOP chairman relents to pressure from officials after Votebeat reporting.
Republicans cheered Greg Abbott’s pick of John Scott. Surprisingly, some Democrats did too.
A mild new process for requesting reviews is paired with a spicy mandate that would be hard for the state to digest.
Why the state’s election review is so different from the one Arizona just concluded.
Buried in the GOP proposal is a requirement that could—whether by intention or just sloppy legislative work—disenfranchise thousands of voters.
They succeeded in holding up Republicans’ voting bill—for now.
Out of options in Austin, House Democrats fly to D.C., where they plan to press Congress to pass federal legislation protecting ballot access.
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