Voter ID

 Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Trump administration: New Texas voter ID law fixes discrimination

Texas’ new voter identification law fully absolves the state from discriminating against minority voters in 2011, and courts should not take further action in a battle over the state’s old voter ID law, President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice argued in a legal filing.

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 Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

Texas House backs voter ID overhaul, with changes

The 95-54 vote followed a six-hour debate that saw fierce pushback from Democrats, who argued the legislation wouldn’t go far enough to expand ballot access and might discourage some Texans from going to the polls.

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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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