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More Texas Democrats Challenge Primary Election Results over ‘Voter Fraud’

Two Texas Democrat candidates, who lost their respective races by razor-thin margins in the March 2018 Primary, are challenging results in a new lawsuit. It alleges the winning Democrats committed voter fraud in a county already fraught with investigations into alleged mail ballot irregularities.

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Texas Ethics Commission Says Border School District Violated Election Law

As concerns over potential electioneering and other election code violations hover over the upcoming state March primary, the Texas Ethics Commission recently found “credible evidence” that the superintendent of a border school district violated the state election code by authorizing the spending of public funds to produce a newsletter that contained political advertising.

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Electioneering in Public Schools is Illegal, Says Texas AG

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion Wednesday that voter registration tactics targeting teachers and eligible students of voting age violate the state Constitution and electioneering laws.

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Texas Bill Will Remove ‘Faithless Elector’ and Void Their Vote

A bill pre-filed in the Texas Legislature on December 28 would put teeth into circumventing a “faithless elector.” Any attempt by an elector to cast a vote for anyone other than the candidates that received the popular vote in the Lone Star State would be void. Moreover, casting the void vote would immediately create a vacancy in the elector’s position.

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Texas Dem Pushes Student Cards be Used for Voter ID

A Democrat senator from Austin, Texas, has pre-filed a bill that if passed, would add a college or university ID to the list of forms of identification that could be used for voting in Texas.