Joe Biden to address virtual Texas Democratic Party convention June 6

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, will address the Texas Democratic Party's 2020 convention next month, the party announced...

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...

Legal battles continue between AG’s office and voter rights groups

Fear of contracting COVID-19 doesn’t technically qualify Texas residents to receive a vote by mail ballot under state election code, but local officials say...

Starr County Dems to challenge mail-in ballot rejection

The Democratic Party of Starr County is seeking to intervene in an ongoing federal case that is challenging the way mail-in ballots are accepted...

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...

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...