2016 elections

Graphic by Emily Albracht for The Texas Tribune

UT/TT Poll: Texas Republicans down on FBI, Russia investigation

Texas Republican voter opinion turned against the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller even before last week’s mass shooting in a Florida high school and indictments of Russian propagandists who tried to influence American elections, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

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Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune

State's failures led to voter ID problems in 2016

Texas' efforts to enact and enforce the strictest voter ID law in the nation were so plagued by delays, revisions, court interventions and inadequate education that the casting of ballots in the 2016 election was inevitably troubled.

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Laura Buckman for The Texas Tribune

Senate Committee approves Texas voter ID overhaul

A Texas Senate panel has advanced a bill that would overhaul the state voter identification rules, an effort to comply with court rulings that the current law discriminates against black and Latino voters.

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