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.
One Texas man working in Los Angeles didn’t get his absentee ballot in the mail this year, so he decided to vote in person.
The highway skirmish came as Democrats close ground in a state that is polling competitively in the race for president. Recent polls indicate the presidential race in Texas between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden is tight, with some national prognosticators calling it a “toss-up.”
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