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

People of Color Make up 95% of Texas’ Population Growth, and Cities and Suburbs...

Setting the stage for what is expected to be a bruising battle over political representation, the results of the 2020 census released...

Texas Senate Outlasts 15-hour Filibuster by Sen. Carol Alvarado to Pass Gop Voting Restrictions...

Since before sunset Wednesday, state Sen. Carol Alvarado had been on her feet speaking, not allowed to sit or lean against her...

Quorum-busting Texas House Democrats Still Plotting Next Move Ahead of Second Special Session

WASHINGTON — With a Saturday start date set for a second special legislative session, Texas House Democrats who have camped out in...

Invoking the Spirit of Selma, Texas Activists Begin 27-mile March Demanding Federal Action on...

GEORGETOWN — When the Rev. Dr. William Barber speaks, his listeners lean in. His large frame bent forward, the lilt in his...

Texas Lawmakers to Testify As U.S. House Oversight Committee Plans Hearing on Texas Voting...

Texas House Democrats who left the state to block GOP-backed efforts to enact new voting restrictions will testify on those proposals before...

Texans Testifying on Gop Voting Bill Faced a 17 Hour-wait to Be Heard by...

Claudia Torres-Yañez walked into the Texas Capitol at 7:30 a.m. Saturday to testify against Republican efforts to enact new voting restrictions in...

Vice President Kamala Harris Says Texas Is Key Example of Why a New Federal...

Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday pointed to Texas Republicans’ push for sweeping new voting restrictions as a key illustration of the...

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...

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