Greg Abbott

Government
8:46 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

One Legal Look At Abbott's Voting Right Challenge

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has petitioned to throw out part of the Voting Rights Act, saying it’s unconstitutional. It follows the Justice Department’s move earlier this week to block the state’s Voter ID law. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports one professor isn’t sure The AG’s argument is persuasive enough.

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Government
8:22 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

U.S. Justice Department Rejects Texas Voter ID

Texas Republicans are fuming over the U.S. Justice Department’s rejection of the state’s Voter Identification law. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports as a result of the ruling, primary voters may not have to produce a photo ID in order to cast a ballot this spring.

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Government
7:08 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Missed Deadline Will Likely Delay Texas Primary

There is a high likelihood Texas’ April 3 primary will be delayed. That follows the failure of groups battling over election boundaries to reach an agreement Monday as KERA’s Shelley Kofler reports.

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