Joe Biden to headline Texas Democrats’ virtual convention

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joe Biden will close out Texas Democrats' virtual convention next month that was moved online over fears of the coronavirus. The...

Pence names Texas as a possible alternative GOP convention site

By Texas Tribune Pence says Texas could land GOP convention if North Carolina isn't open Texas is being considered to host the Republican National Convention, Vice...

Paxton files petition against Cameron County and others

Voters in Cameron County afraid of COVID-19 who wish to vote by mail during the upcoming July runoff elections may not be able to...

Texas AG asks court to block mail-in voting over virus fears

By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Texas' Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state's high court to order local election officials to...

Abbott increases early voting period for runoff election

Governor Greg Abbott has signed a proclamation increasing the early voting period for the July 14 runoff election. Early voting will begin on June 29...

Lawsuit: Texas rules for mail-in voting won’t work during pandemic

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

Virus outbreak delays elections; San Benito moves vote to November

SAN BENITO — Hotly contested city and school elections in San Benito might draw higher voter turnout and a boost in mail-in ballots. Amid the...

Texas Democrats sue the state to keep straight-ticket voting in 2020

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune On the heels of Super Tuesday voting that left Texans waiting for hours to cast their ballots, Democrats are suing...

Vela beats challengers: Dist. 34 congressman will oppose Gonzalez on Nov. 3

District 34 U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela easily bested primary opponents in Tuesday’s election and will go on to face Republican Rey Gonzalez in the...

Longtime Texas state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. heads to a runoff

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune Longtime Texas state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. is headed into a primary runoff election against attorney Sara Stapleton Barrera in...