Category: Texas

Texas Fails to Help Citizens Register to Vote Under Law

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Today, a pre-litigation notice letter was sent to the Texas Secretary of State on behalf of a number of Texas citizens. Read more

Texas Voters Endure Hurdles to Obtain ID, Vote

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Texas’ controversial voter ID law went into effect on Monday and has already raised some hackles about its discriminatory impact... Read more

Project Vote Pursues En Banc Hearing for Texas Voter Registration Case

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Today, attorneys for Project Vote filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the case of Voting for America (a... Read more

Voting Rights Struggles Face Legislative Hurdles

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New Project Vote Report Examines States’ Records in 2013 Washington, DC – In a report released today, voting rights organization... Read more

VRA Decision Unleashes Voter Suppression Laws

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Last week’s Voting Rights Act ruling by the United States Supreme Court marked a significant setback for democracy. The detrimental... Read more

Texas Bills Discourage Voter Participation, Say Voting Rights Groups

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More than two dozen civil and voting rights groups expressed concern over three new bills that may “limit and discourage... Read more

Congress Holds Hearing on State of Voting Rights

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Today, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing to address The State of the Right to Vote After... Read more

Texas Should Get a Clue, Says Washington Post

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The United States is revered for its democratic transparency that allows us to vote in fair and free elections, the... Read more

Project Vote Urges Attorney General Abbott to Protect the Rights of Texas Voters

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Statement from Michael Slater on Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Monitors in Texas and Attorney General Abbott’s response:... Read more

Group Sues to Stop Discriminatory Voter Purge Effort in Harris County, Texas

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Today, LULAC filed suit against Harris County in Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas for wrongly rejecting... Read more