The proposal’s low bill number signaled it was a priority of new House Speaker Dade Phelan, a Beaumont Republican who referred to the legislation as “the House’s blueprint for pandemic response.”
Senate Bill 7 includes provisions to limit early voting hours, curtail local voting options and further tighten voting-by-mail. The upper chamber suspended its own rules to approve it after debating it for hours overnight.
An organization called Texas Voters Forward Coalition was formed in direct response to Senate Bill 7, which would basically change how Texans vote. FOX 26 Houston's Rashi Vats has more.
Moments after the Senate retired to its chamber, McConnell said overruling the presidential election would “damage our republic forever.”
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday.
Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler in the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff election, The Associated Press projects.
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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris will return to Georgia to campaign for Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock to rally Democrats ahead of Jan. 5 runoffs to determine control of the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Josh Hawley claims he will challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s victory when the Senate and the House of Representatives convene on Jan. 6 to count the electoral votes.
A day after President Trump announced he would ask the courts to stop ballot counting, his campaign filed lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia demanding better access to the ballot counting process. FOX 26 senior legal analyst Chris Tritico discusses.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday suggested that mailing all eligible voters a ballot could become a permanent approach for future elections, given the state’s unprecedented early turnout ahead of Nov. 3.
On this morning after the election, Political Reporter Greg Groogan offers his take on Tuesday's election.
Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher won reelection to represent Texas’ 7th Congressional District after defeating Republican challenger Wesley Hunt.
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Today is the day that several states hold their primaries and caucuses which allow voters to have a say in picking the Democratic candidate that will challenge President Trump.
District Attorney Kim Ogg promised reform after her election in 2016, but now she's facing challenges.
FOX 26 political reporter Greg Groogan takes a look at the electoral landscape on Super Tuesday.
Super Tuesday falls on March 3 this time around and nearly 70% of delegates required to clinch the Democratic nomination are up for grabs.
A new poll says 60 percent of millennial and Generation Z Texans had not been contacted by any political campaign. What happened to the Obama blueprint, motivate young voters and you have a victory?