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

Trump Pushes to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants When Congressional Seats are Divvied Up Next Year

President Donald Trump opened a new front Tuesday in his effort to keep undocumented immigrants from being counted when lawmakers redraw congressional...

Two Texas Voters With COVID-19 Seek Court Order Allowing Them to Cast Mail-In Ballots

Seeking to vote in Tuesday’s primary runoff election, two Austin residents who recently tested positive for the new coronavirus asked a state...

Texas Runoff Elections Show Stress of Coronavirus Pandemic on State’s Voting Systems

If the primary runoff elections are a test run for November, cracks are becoming apparent in the state's voting system as it...

Three Top Texas GOP Officials Who Oppose Expanding Mail-In Voting Have Each Used It

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include a comment from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's office. Three of...

Texas’ Rules for Mail-in Voting Won’t Work During Pandemic, A New Lawsuit Argues

A coalition of voters and civil rights groups opened a new front Monday in the legal wars over mail-in voting in Texas...

Texas Voters Sue Over Age Restrictions for Mail-in Ballots

Citing the threats of the coronavirus, six Texas voters filed suit in federal court Wednesday challenging restrictions that limit age eligibility for...

Texas Tells Locals They Must Delay Their Upcoming May Elections

Citing the state’s stay-at-home order, the Texas secretary of state is instructing municipalities to delay their May 2 elections. In...

Texas delaying May primary runoff elections in response to coronavirus

The May 26 primary election runoffs will be delayed until July in response to the growing outbreak of...

Dallas County Asks for Super Tuesday Recount After Discovering It Missed Some Ballots

Dallas voters in line to vote on March 3, 2020. Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Texas Tribune. Dallas County...

Texas plumbing board and laws abolished after legislative strife

The state agency that regulates Texas plumbers is set to begin a “wind down” period and is scheduled to be abolished in...

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