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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."

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.

Voting & Elections 01.14.2022

After SB 1, Common Cause Texas urges all voters to ‘be your own advocates for your freedom to vote’

Amid news reports that at least two counties are having to reject about half of mail ballot applications, Common Cause Texas is urging voters to check the status of their applications and re-apply, if necessary, before next month’s deadline.

Money & Influence 11.19.2021

Gov. Abbott Uses Emergency Powers to Spend $4 million on Election Reviews

How much taxpayer money is it going to take, to convince former President Trump that he lost the 2020 election? Wisconsin taxpayers are spending almost $700,000. Arizona taxpayers are on the hook for millions. Now, using emergency powers, Governor Abbott has got Texas taxpayers on the hook for $4 million more.

Voting & Elections 10.5.2021

Texas Senate Passes Bill on 2020 Election, Future Election Challenges

Today, the Senate passed SB 47, a bill authorizing political party chairs to demand reviews of the 2020 election and future elections. The bill was first filed on Friday, and a public hearing was held yesterday.

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