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Texas Voting Laws

Federal Appeals Court Rules Texas Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday found that Texas’ strict voter identification law violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, in...

Dana Liebelson

Texans Slam Voter ID Law: 'Now That It's Happened To Me, I'm Devastated' | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

Betty Thorn, an 84-year-old grandmother who lives in an assisted-living facility in Austin, Texas, has voted in every major election in her life since...

Texas Voter ID Law Heads To Trial In U.S. Court

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz Sept. 2 (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to p...

10 Things We'd Lose If Texas Actually Seceded

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

A year ago this week, more than 125,000 people signed a secession petition asking the Obama administration to “Peacefully grant the State of Texas t...

Texas Democrats To Protest Harsh Voter ID Measures

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Texas | Josie Musico | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

Local Democrats are less than thrilled about new voter ID laws, and anticipate a crowd at an upcoming rally to protest what they see as unfair regulat...