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Straight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsStraight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter News

returning to Texas now that a federal judge has rejected an effort by Democrats to maintain the practice. Allowing Texans to cast one quick vote, in favor of one party's entire slate of candidates, has been allowed for a century and was the way two-thirds of

Texas Dems Block Voting Restrictions, But Amplify Dysfunction | Independent Voter NewsTexas Dems Block Voting Restrictions, But Amplify Dysfunction | Independent Voter News

celebrated the walkout. "This is a victory for all Texas voters!" Grace Chimene, president of the League of Women Voters of Texas, said in a statement. "Texans want elections to be free, fair, and accessible. They want a transparent process they can trust

Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Voting-By-Mail Expansion in Texas | Independent Voter NewsFederal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Voting-By-Mail Expansion in Texas | Independent Voter News

Up Next. The Fulcrum. Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Voting-By-Mail Expansion in Texas. May 21, 2020. This article was first published on. The Fulcrum. update: A federal appeals court has temporarily. put on hold a lower court’s sweeping ruling

Dale Schlundt | Independent Voter NewsDale Schlundt | Independent Voter News

Dale Schlundt. Dale holds masters in Adult Education and History. He's currently a faculty member at Palo Alto College and co-chair for the Texas Regional Alignment Network.

Shawn Griffiths | Independent Voter NewsShawn Griffiths | Independent Voter News

Shawn Griffiths. Shawn is an election reform expert and National Editor of IVN.us. He studied history and philosophy at the University of North Texas. He joined the IVN team in 2012.

Voting Rights Advocates Dealt 3 Major Blows after Historic Victories | Independent Voter NewsVoting Rights Advocates Dealt 3 Major Blows after Historic Victories | Independent Voter News

recent successes, advocates for improving the fairness of elections and expanding access to voting amid the coronavirus pandemic have suffered three defeats in recent days. The setbacks came in Texas, Arizona and Iowa — all states where the Democrats

Moves in three states to avoid another Wisconsin, even as Sanders bows out | Independent Voter NewsMoves in three states to avoid another Wisconsin, even as Sanders bows out | Independent Voter News

court is keeping the results sealed until next week. Florida's local election officials and Democrats in Texas, meanwhile, launched efforts to prevent such a shambolic situation in their states during summertime primaries. New Jersey prepared to become the

How We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter NewsHow We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter News

to make sure every American can safely and securely vote this November and expanding voting my mail is the proven way to get there. In Texas you need to meet one of these criteria in order to vote-by-mail in the general election: be 65 years or older; be

Austin Becomes First City in Texas to Adopt Ranked Choice Voting | Independent Voter NewsAustin Becomes First City in Texas to Adopt Ranked Choice Voting | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Toppling The Duopoly. Austin Becomes First City in Texas to Adopt Ranked Choice Voting. May 3, 2021. Austin made history over the weekend as it became the first city in Texas to adopt the use of ranked choice voting during a special election on

Why a White Man From Texas Joined San Diego’s Black Lives Matter Movement | Independent Voter NewsWhy a White Man From Texas Joined San Diego’s Black Lives Matter Movement | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Latham Staples, right, joins San Diego's Rev. Shane Harris during news interviews on July 7, 2020. Photo courtesy of People's Alliance for Justice. Social Equity. Why a White Man From Texas Joined San Diego’s Black Lives Matter Movement. August