Carlos Cascos Gov. Abbott Taps Texas Racing Commission Chairman As Secretary Of State By Patrick Svitek Texas Tribune • 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. Texas Secretary Of State Says Voter Fraud Exists But He Doesn't Know How To Fix It By Samantha Guzman • Nov 2, 2016 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. Ahead of Election Day, the Texas Secretary of State Says He’s Monitoring Voter ID Issues By editor • Nov 1, 2016 Listen Listening... / 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.