Texas Secretary of State

95K Noncitizens Registered to Vote in Texas, Say State Officials

The Office of the Texas Secretary of State (SOS) has discovered troubling figures — roughly 95,000 individuals identified as non-U.S. citizens by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are registered to vote and, 58,000 of those, 61 percent, voted at least once, says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Voters takes ballots at a polling station before voting in the general elections on September 9, 2018 in Tomelilla, Sweden. (Photo by Johan NILSSON / TT NEWS AGENCY / AFP) / Sweden OUT (Photo credit should read JOHAN NILSSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Head to Polls on Monday as Early Voting Begins

Early voting for the 2016 presidential election begins in Texas on Monday. In addition to the state’s 38 electoral votes for President of the United States, state and county officials are vying for your votes. Early voting locations will be

Texas Early Voting

Name Order on Ballots, It Matters

The primary election is on Tuesday in Texas and a researcher at Sam Houston State University says that ballot order can make a big difference for some candidates.

Sample ballot TXGOP 2016

Texas Constitutional Amendments Pass Easily

All seven of the propositions for Texas Constitutional Amendments passed easily in a statewide election that saw a voter turnout of just over 11 percent. Texans will now see a lower property tax thanks to an increased homestead exemption and don’t have to worry about the state legislature creating a new sales tax on homes.

Property Tax Reform