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Voting & Elections 08.24.2020

How the historic March on Washington helped impact voting rights

Nonpartisan Common Cause Texas cites things like polling place closures, voter role purges, ID requirements and antiquated machinery. There's also the more timely topic of vote-by-mail which Texas has yet to significantly expand. "It really doesn’t make any sense during normal times," Gutierrez said. "But, in particular during this pandemic, people should not have to go to a polling site in person.” He and others hope everyone can vote free from confusion, suppression or intimidation this November.

Voting & Elections 07.14.2020

Alabama Votes for Tommy Tuberville, and Democrats Name a Challenger in Maine

“The big issue we’ve seen is poll workers saying, ‘We don’t want to work this election because the governor isn’t requiring masks at polling locations,’” said Anthony Gutierrez, the executive director of Common Cause Texas, another voting rights group.

Voting & Elections 07.13.2020

Texas Republicans Are Making It Nearly Impossible to Safely Vote on Tuesday

“If things don’t change drastically, we’re going to have huge problems in November,” Anthony Gutierrez, the executive director of the good-government group Common Cause Texas

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