Testimony Ends, But Voter ID Decision Could Be Far Off

Update, 5:30 p.m.: In a press call Friday, Attorney General Greg Abbott reiterated his belief that the number of people who the Department of Justice argues would be disenfranchised by the Texas voter ID law is "grossly inflated," and includes people who have died, are in the state illegally or are felons.

"The Texas voter ID law does not disenfranchise voters," Abbott said, adding that the opposition did not offer a single witness who would be denied the ability to vote.

Abbott also addressed questions from critics about the lack of voter fraud cases in Texas and the ...

Full Story

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up