Tag Archives: Voter ID
Critics say rarely issued election identification certificates are more 'illusion' than 'remedy.'
After calling dozens of counties, the Observer found that many state employees don't know how to get Texans the alternative voter IDs the law allows them....Read More
The state excels at creating solutions in search of problems, making life more difficult for the most marginalized Texans.
To me, it looks as though the problem the state has is with some Texans. Texans who aren’t wealthy white folks, or who aren’t likely to be turning up to vot...Read More
Four years after Texas passed one of the strictest voter ID laws in the nation, lawmakers will debate another measure on Thursday that could make it even more d...Read More
Very, very few Texans have gotten election identification certificates (EIC), the new state-issued form of photo ID for those who don’t have it—340 Texans, ...Read More
A new federal lawsuit filed on Election Day challenges Texas' voter ID law on behalf of poor, rural South Texas residents prevented from voting this year....Read More
Staff writer Patrick Michels discusses his story from the November issue about superintendents promising to save struggling school districts. ...Read More
Despite the high turnout during this year's early voting, the problems with the voter ID law are the same ones they've always been....Read More
While the days of overt discrimination may be mostly behind us, institutional racism still exists. Hispanic and black Texans understand this better than most....Read More