Michelle Beckley joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor

Michelle Beckley joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 17, 2021
Democrat Michelle Beckley, a state representative and one of the more liberal members of the Texas House, announced Tuesday her...
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick supports fourth special legislative session

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick supports fourth special legislative session

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 21, 2021
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced his support for a fourth special legislative session to address two election-related issues that...
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Texas House approves proposed political boundaries map

Texas House approves proposed political boundaries map

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 14, 2021
The Texas House approved a proposed political boundaries map for the lower chamber’s 150 districts on Wednesday. The map would...
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Texas Senate begins redistricting process

Texas Senate begins redistricting process

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 22, 2021
The Texas Senate released the first of its proposed redistricting maps Saturday and Monday, kicking off the decennial process of...
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Gov. Greg Abbott signs election overhaul into law

Gov. Greg Abbott signs election overhaul into law

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 8, 2021
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an election overhaul into law Tuesday that adds more voting restrictions which voting rights...
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Texas G.O.P. Passes Election Bill

Texas G.O.P. Passes Election Bill

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 1, 2021
After months of legislative delays and intense opposition from Democrats at a state and national level, Republicans celebrated the passage...
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House Passes Partisan Voting Bill

House Passes Partisan Voting Bill

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 30, 2021
Following months of tension and dramatic political maneuverings, the Texas House of Representatives passed a sweeping election overhaul bill on...
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Texas Democrats praise federal voting rights act

Texas Democrats praise federal voting rights act

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 27, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed legislation to restore federal oversight of state election laws under the 1965 Voting...
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Absent Democrats criticize returning members

Absent Democrats criticize returning members

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 24, 2021
In response to the return of their colleagues to the lower chamber, Texas Democrats spoke out against the decision that...
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Texas Republicans bring back voting bill

Texas Republicans bring back voting bill

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 23, 2021
Following the return of three Democrats Thursday after their 38-day walkout and the subsequently restored quorum, Texas Republicans brought back...
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