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Alexa Ura

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

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...

Texas again mistakenly flags voters for citizenship reviews

Monday's misstep was the latest in a series of blunders in the review of voter rolls by the secretary of state's office.  Laura Skelding for...

Opposition to Texas Secretary of State David Whitley’s nomination mounts, imperiling his future in...

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley at a state Senate Committee on Nominations hearing on Feb. 7, 2019. Whitley was appointed to the job...

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