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Gov. Abbott Taps Texas Racing Commission Chairman As Secretary Of State

Dec 5, 2016
John Jordan / Texas Tribune

Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos is resigning, and Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped Rolando Pablos, the chairman of the Texas Racing Commission, to replace him, the governor's office said Monday. 

Jeff Whittington/KERA News

Early voting participation is up more than 40 percent in some counties in Texas. Some voters, though, worry about the possibility of voter fraud. On Think, Krys Boyd talked about the issue with Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos — who also serves as the state’s Chief Election Officer.

The state’s top election official says he’s doing all he can to make sure counties are following a court order regarding the state’s voter ID law.