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Voting & Elections 04.13.2023

TODAY at 10:30 a.m. CT: Hearing on Texas Bill that Will Criminalize Voting for Vulnerable Texans

Texas lawmakers will hear House Bill 1243, a dangerous elections bill that would increase the criminal penalty of voting violations from a misdemeanor to a second-degree felony, which can carry a punishment of two to 20 years in state prison.

Voting & Elections 03.17.2023

Fifteen Texas voting rights groups sent a letter to new Texas Sec. of State Jane Nelson outlining steps her office could take to improve voter turnout.

Fifteen Texas voting rights groups sent a letter to new Texas Sec. of State Jane Nelson outlining steps her office could take to improve voter turnout.

Voting & Elections 03.13.2023

Statement on Texas Senate’s Passage of Criminalization of Voting Bill

The anti-voter Senate Bill 2 passed the Senate Monday, and now will head to the Texas House of Representatives for consideration.

Voting & Elections 02.27.2023

Texas Lawmakers Considering Making Voting Violations to a Felony

The Texas Senate State Affairs Committee held a hearing Monday on Senate Bill 2, a dangerous attempt to increase the criminal penalties for those who may make inadvertent mistakes when voting.

Voting & Elections 02.22.2023

New Common Cause Report: Texas Voters Faced Preventable Challenges at the Polls in 2022

New Common Cause Texas report on the 2022 election cycle details how Texas, one of the hardest states to vote in, fell short in serving voters

Voting & Elections 01.9.2023

How Common Cause Texas Will Fight Voter Suppression Efforts

Voting access will be a major issue as Texas's state legislature gavels in on Tuesday.

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