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Alexa Ura is an associate editor and reporter at The Texas Tribune.

Hispanic Texans May Now Be The State’s Largest Demographic Group, New Census Data Shows

A closely watched estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday indicates that Texas may have passed a long-awaited milestone: the point...

Federal Trial Over New Texas Political Maps Is Delayed By Evidence Disputes

The legal fight over the shape of Texas political representation for the next decade won’t be decided until next year after a...

The Last Hearse Travels The Final Mile: Layla Salazar’s Burial Ends Uvalde Funerals For...

UVALDE — From Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the path to eternal rest is a 1-mile drive down Fort Clark Road to Hillcrest...

Crystal Mason’s Contentious Illegal Voting Conviction Must Be Reconsidered, Criminal Appeals Court Says

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has told a lower appeals court to take another look at the controversial illegal voting conviction...

Partisan Tactic By Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Campaign Delays Thousands Of Requests For Mail-In...

Thousands of applications for mail-in ballots submitted by Texas voters have been delayed — and some voters may ultimately not receive ballots...

Texas ban on encouraging mail-in votes likely unconstitutional, judge rules

SAN ANTONIO — A new Texas law that keeps local election officials from encouraging voters to request mail-in ballots likely violates the...

Texas Violated Voting Rights Law During Redistricting, Retiring State Gop Senator Says in Sworn...

EL PASO — In a sworn declaration submitted as part of an ongoing federal court challenge, a senior Republican state senator with...

Vote-By-Mail Rejections Are Testing Integrity Of Texas Republicans’ Voting Law

Barely started down the path toward the first elections conducted under voting restrictions enacted last year by Republican lawmakers, Texas voters and...

Hundreds Of Mail-In Ballot Applications Are Being Rejected Under Texas’ New Voting Rules

Hundreds of Texans seeking to vote by mail in the upcoming March primary elections are seeing their applications for ballots rejected by...

First Part Of Texas’ 2020 Election Audit Reveals Few Issues, Echoes Findings From Review...

The Texas secretary of state’s office has released the first batch of results from its review into the 2020 general election, finding...

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