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Texas Voting Rights

DPS director takes "full responsibility" for data errors in Texas voter citizenship review

Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, told lawmakers he was to blame for providing data to the secretary of state's office that led to the mistaken challenge of almost 25,000 registered voters.

Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw, testifies during Senate Education Committee on March 19th, 2013

Texas Voting Rights

Whether it’s a botched voter citizenship review, legal battles over how the state draws its political maps, or the efforts to remove barriers to casting ballots, voting rights issues are the source of constant debate in Texas. Read The Texas Tribune’s comprehensive coverage of voting rights issues and tell us if you’ve encountered problems while trying to vote in Texas.

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