Tribpedia: Lawrence "larry" Meyers

Analysis: A Texas Judge Takes Voter ID to Court

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Larry Meyers is shown in his office in 2013.
Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Larry Meyers is shown in his office in 2013.

The only Democrat in an elected statewide post in Texas is suing to upend the state’s photo voter ID law, saying it’s an unconstitutional obstacle to a legal activity: voting. Larry Meyers says the Texas Constitution doesn't give the government the power to prevent voter fraud — only to detect and punish it when it happens.