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Break Down: Voter Suppression and the Texas Secretary of State

February 6, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined Amanda Gnaedinger of Common Cause Texas to discuss Texas voter suppression and the confirmation of Gov. Greg Abbott’s nominee for Secretary of State on Thursday.
Texas Voter Suppression Discussion

FOX 7 Discussion: Voter suppression must end in Texas

February 6, 2019
Voters are speaking out: We will not be intimidated by Gov. Abbott's appointee for Secretary of State. Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined FOX 7 Austin to discuss the current state of voter suppression.
Texas Voter Suppression

Mitch McConnell’s confession: Why the GOP attacks voting rights

February 6, 2019
The Democratic voting rights bill would end aggressive voter purging like Texas GOP leaders are attempting right now.
Texas Voter Suppression

KVUE Face Off: Property taxes and voter suppression at the #txlege

February 5, 2019
The Texas Legislature will be addressing property taxes and school funding during this session, all while Texas conservatives are trying to limit voting by using bad data to justify suppressing the right to vote of naturalized citizens.
KVUE Face Off #txlege

Best of the Week: Voter rolls, border walls, & #txlege

February 1, 2019
Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Legislative Fellow Wesley Story discuss No Border Wall, the Texas voter rolls, and education at 2019 Texas Legislature in this week's Best of the Week. 
Best of the Week 2-01

Texas must end the threat to unregister thousands of citizen voters

January 30, 2019
This whole thing is a knee-jerk reaction by the new Secretary of State using bad data.
Texas Online Registration

FOX 7 Discussion: Looking toward the 2020 presidential election in Texas

January 29, 2019
FOX 7 Austin’s Rebecca Thomas talked to Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the president's dropping approval ratings and if those numbers could help fully flip Texas.
FOX 7 - 2020 Election

KVUE Face Off: Texas has not backed up claims of "voter fraud"

January 29, 2019
The Secretary of State has said these names are a "weak" match. The burden of proof for voter fraud should be on the state, not on Texans.
KVUE Texas Voter Fraud

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas is *again* trying to limit voters by claiming "voter fraud"

January 28, 2019
The Texas Secretary of State's Office said on Friday it has flagged 95,000 registered voters who may not be U.S. citizens, meaning they may have voted illegally, yet they refuse to provide evidence to back up their biased claims. 
FOX 7 - Voter Fraud

Lideres del estado deberian escuchar a los votantes

January 15, 2019
Gobernador Abbott entra en su segundo terminó con más presión de los votantes de Tejas. Abbott ganó esta elección con solo 13.3 puntos de los votos, eso significa que más jóvenes, gente latina y afro americanos, y gente que viven en nuestras ciudades grandes como Austin, San Antonio, Dallas y Houston – están votando.
Telemundo Interview - 01-15

Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.

10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.

KVUE Face Off: The importance of voting in Travis County's special election

December 11, 2018
Travis County Democratic Party Chair Dyana Limon-Mercado discusses the special election with Travis County GOP Chair Matt Mackowiak. 
KVUE Special Election

HAPPENING NOW: 2018 special elections underway across Texas

November 29, 2018
Your vote is absolutely critical in these counties.
Texas Special Elections

Out of the midterms, a new feeling of togetherness

November 19, 2018
Democracy demands that we hold open the door for one another.
Ballot Box

FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats take about a dozen seats in the Texas House from Republicans

November 12, 2018
FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren talks to Glenn W. Smith from Progress Texas and Gary Teal, the Travis County Republican Party executive director, about the upcoming legislative session and the effect the new Democrats will have on it.
Glenn Smith

PODGress Texas: The issues defining the progressive movement in Texas

November 12, 2018
Campaigns come and go, but it’s the issues that drive us – and that’s why we continue working as the voice for a new majority.
PODgress Texas: Election 2018

10 wins for progressives in 2018

November 8, 2018
Progressives turned out and voted to shape the future of Texas.
Election 2018

Election Night Coverage from the Lone Star State 2018

November 7, 2018
Thank you for joining us on a historic night for Texas. We brought you analysis, interviews, and hot takes from the Texas Democratic Party’s event in Austin, TX.
Election Night Broadcast

FOX 7 Discussion: Texas Election Day predictions

November 6, 2018
Glenn W. Smith of Progress Texas and Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak discuss the upcoming midterm results on just before polls close on Election Day.
Glenn W. Smith