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An assistant attorney general said counties should have reviewed their lists of flagged voters to determine whether they had reason to believe the voters were ineligible before requiring them to prove their citizenship.
The Texas Tribune reached out Monday to 13 of the 15 counties with the most registered voters; only Galveston County indicated it would immediately send out letters asking voters for proof of citizenship.
The list compiled by the Texas secretary of state contains 95,000 names. It’s unclear exactly how many of those individuals are not actually U.S. citizens and whether that number will be available in the future.
Only one person of color has ever served on the Richardson ISD board. Now, he's suing the district over its method of electing school board members, alleging it denies people of color a fair say in who represents them.
Election officials who often receive thousands of voter registration cards just before elections must manually enter each new voter’s information into their database — a time-consuming process that often leads to massive backlogs.
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling over the state's political maps, Texas is now trying to eliminate the possibility of a return to federal oversight of its election laws as part of the case against the state's voter ID law.