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7 Key Election Integrity Bills Filed in Texas Senate

7 Key Election Integrity Bills Filed in Texas Senate

A group of Texas state senators has filed seven key bills to protect election integrity, a top legislative priority for Texas Republican activists that was designated an emergency item by Gov. Greg Abbott over a month ago. State Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R–Houston)...
Commentary: Getting Out the Vote

Commentary: Getting Out the Vote

Every election is critical and needs to be treated as the most important election ever. There is much discussion on how to get out the vote, and it is more important than ever that we activate our base. There are several techniques to use to get out the vote. If what...
Election Integrity Dominates Senate Hearing

Election Integrity Dominates Senate Hearing

A dozen bills designed to make Texas elections more secure and election officials more accountable received a public hearing Monday in the Senate State Affairs Committee. Election security is a major concern in the state. Local elections are especially vulnerable to...
Bill Compels Counties to Conduct Voter List Maintenance

Bill Compels Counties to Conduct Voter List Maintenance

A minor change in the wording of Texas’ election code could have a major impact on the accuracy of the state’s voter rolls by clarifying that county voter registration officials’ list maintenance activities are mandatory, not optional. House Bill 3576, authored by...
Democrats Oppose Voter Eligibility Checks

Democrats Oppose Voter Eligibility Checks

A coalition of leftist groups who oppose verifying that Texas voters are U.S. citizens has pushed senate Democrats to block confirmation of the state’s top election official, hoping to stop his efforts to maintain secure elections. In a February 21 letter, the...
7 Facts About Noncitizens Illegally Voting in Texas

7 Facts About Noncitizens Illegally Voting in Texas

Texas’ top election official revealed Friday that 95,000 individuals identified in the Texas Department of Public Safety database as non-U.S. citizens have registered to vote in Texas, and 58,000 of those have voted in one or more Texas elections. Here’s what Texans...