GOP Gov. Abbott signs Texas election integrity bill into law

Texas 09/07/21, 15:43

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a new election integrity bill into law that is promised to make it "easier to vote and harder to cheat" on Sept. 7. "Election integrity is now law in Texas," he said on Twitter. The governor revealed the legislation increases identification requirements. It also makes it ...

Texas House Dem arrested in voting rights protest

Washington 07/31/21, 03:10

Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested Thursday, July 29, while participating in a voting protest in Washington. Lee headed a march of Black voting rights activists outside a Senate Hart Building to protest the passing of Democrats-backed legislation on voting rights, For the People Act. The bills passed the House ...

Texas lawmakers to consider voting bills on Saturday July 10

Texas 07/11/21, 03:29

Lawmakers of Texas will look at new election integrity legislation on Saturday, July 10, after Democrats staged a mass walkout last month. The hearings for the new set of “election integrity” legislation SB 1 and HB 3 were proposed by the GOP senators of Texas.  On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ...

Montana governor bans registering to vote on Election Day

U.S. 04/22/21, 02:56

Montana Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte signed two voting bills into law on Monday, April 19, in advance of the 2022 race. One new bill will "prohibit registering to vote on Election Day—a practice more than 60,000 voters in the state have done between 2006 and 2018 alone—and ending a previous rule ...

Texas Senate passes election integrity bill focused on mail-in ballots

U.S. 04/02/21, 03:07

The Republican-led Texas Senate passed a bill on Thursday, April 1, that restricts mail-in and curbside voting. Texas Senate passed the bill 18-13, mainly along party lines, CBS Austin reported. The bill eliminates 24-hour voting, limiting hours from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., as well as drive-through voting lanes, requiring residents to exit ...

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