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Voting & Elections 03.8.2022

Election Administrator in Texas’ Largest County Resigns

“Elections should be run by nonpartisan professionals. Regardless of what happened in this election, the single most important thing at this point is for the Election Commission to move quickly to identify potential replacements and get someone qualified in place as soon as humanly possible."

Voting & Elections 03.1.2022

TEXAS: PRIMARY ELECTION PROBLEMS HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR FEDERAL ACTION

“Texas was already the hardest state to vote in before Republicans passed these laws that made it even harder. What we’re seeing today is a small preview of what we can expect to see at a far wider scale in November unless the federal government finally takes real action to intervene."

Governor Abbott Blames Local Elections Officials for His Disastrous Policy

“Blaming our dedicated election officials for doing their job and implementing his disastrous anti-voter bill is a new low for this Governor. The mess that we’re seeing today is what happens when you appoint someone to run our elections who is hellbent on overturning the will of the people in the 2020 election."

Voting & Elections 01.18.2022

Common Cause Texas Calls for Online Voter Registration

It’s time for the state of Texas to join the 21st century, and the rest of the country, and provide online voter registration to every eligible voter in Texas.

Texas Secretary of State Demands Voters of Color Provide Proof of Citizenship

This week, Texas Monthly reported that since September, Texas election administrators required more than 11,000 Texans to provide proof of citizenship or lose their freedom to vote. The procedure the Secretary of State’s office has been instructing county officials to use appears eerily similar to the one used by former Secretary of State David Whitley.

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