BY CASSANDRA POLLOCK at The Texas Tribune, NOV. 5, 2021 Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. About two months after the Texas Legislature approved new voting restrictions into law, roughly a third of the state’s voters believe that voting rules here should be
BY KATE MCGEE at The Texas Tribune, OCT. 29, 2021 Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. As supporters of then-President Donald Trump surrounded and harassed a Joe Biden campaign bus on a Central Texas highway last year, San Marcos police officials and 911
Prior to the November election, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made waves when he suggested if Republicans were to lose their supermajority in the State Senate, he would move to lower the number of seats necessary to bring bills to the floor.
Electors across the country were casting ballots Monday and are expected to deliver the 270 votes needed to award the election to former Vice President Joe Biden by the end of the day. Trump and many Texas Republicans have not yet acknowledged defeat.
More than 60 election-related bills have been filed in the House and Senate in the three weeks since the election. About half of them are aimed at increasing voter access, which lawmakers said became a more urgent issue during the pandemic.
By Kerrville Daily Times Staff and news service reports, November 15, 2020 During a series of Tweets on Sunday morning, President Donald Trump said he was conceding nothing, and that the only way that he lost to Joe Biden was because the election was rigged against him. All of this comes a day after huge
Abbott didn't raise any accusations of malfeasance in the election but said election winners "are certified by designated governmental bodies, not by media outlets."
This year proved another disappointment for Texas Democrats, who underperformed the high expectations they had set for themselves, particularly in a hotly contested battle for dominance in the Texas House.
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