Democratic Senate contender and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) has raised $2.1 million in the first quarter of his grassroots campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, with none of the contributions coming from PACs or corporate donors.
The Texas Democratic Party issued a formal request for the release of all communications between the State of Texas and the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, to be produced by the close of business on Thursday, July 20, 2017.
This week, the Texas Democratic Party, Latino and African American elected officials, civil rights organizations, and concerned Texans will take the Texas Republicans' discriminatory 2013 election maps to trial.
Austin, TX -- As the Texas Democratic Party continues to gear up for the 2018 election cycle, the state party is set to adopt a hiring policy called the ‘Rooney Rule’ to help build a more diverse staff for democratic campaigns.
"...[t]he DOJ, under the direction of the Trump administration, wrote in a court filing that the Texas Legislature's adoption of Senate Bill 5 this year satisfactorily refined the state's voter ID and satisfies the the department.”
The Texas Secretary of State’s Office will release the following information about voters in the 2016 presidential election to Trump’s election commission: full names, dates of birth, voter histories since 2006, and voting statuses.
Denying a challenge by a tea party group, the Texas Supreme Court on Friday upheld several decades-old campaign finance and election laws, including state limits on political contributions from corporations.