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Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune

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

Polling Places for Urban Voters of Color Would Be Cut under Texas Senate’s Version...

The number of Election Day polling places in largely Democratic parts of major Texas counties would fall dramatically under a Republican proposal...

Corporate Giants Come Out Against Republicans’ Efforts to Restrict Voting in Texas

Multiple major corporations based in Texas spoke out Thursday in opposition to Republicans’ legislative proposals to further restrict voting in Texas.

Restrictions on Texas Voting Could Tighten Under Republican Bill Advanced by Senate Committee

After more than five hours of public testimony, largely in opposition, a Texas Senate committee on Friday night advanced a wide-ranging elections...

Alcohol to Go From Restaurants Gets Closer to Becoming Permanent As Texas House Gives...

The Texas House has passed legislation that would allow restaurants to sell alcohol to go beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

With time running out, Texas abruptly launches a $15 million ad campaign chasing an...

Through a small notice tucked into the state’s business register, Texas appears to have acknowledged that the 2020 census count is going...

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...

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