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Biden pulling ahead in national polls

June 3, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss recent national polling that shows Biden leading Trump by 10 points and what it means for the November elections.
Biden pulling ahead in national polls

For Graduates of 2020: Youth in hospitable and inhospitable worlds

June 1, 2020
Rebuild the world with understanding that your freedom depends on the freedom of everyone else. Selfishness helped get us into this mess.
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An ongoing timeline of Texas vote-by-mail lawsuits in the 2020 election

May 28, 2020
No Texan should be forced to risk their health and safety in order to vote. Here’s a legal timeline of the 2020 vote by mail litigation in Texas.

Texas Mail-In Ballot 101

May 28, 2020
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
Mail-In Ballot

Only 7 states limit vote-by-mail access based on age. Texas is one of them.

May 21, 2020
A majority of Texas voters agree vote-by-mail should be made available for everyone.

Should Texans be able to vote by mail?

May 19, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the ongoing battle for vote-by-mail in Texas.
Should Texans be able to vote by mail?

Texans shouldn’t have to risk death to vote

May 18, 2020
Texas Republicans are telling Texans that if they want to participate in democracy, they must risk death.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sec. Julián Castro

May 15, 2020
Join Sec. Julián Castro & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
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Young voters deserve to be taken seriously

May 11, 2020
The youth vote is too often referred to as "the future." Sure, but the youth vote is also "the now."

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Julie Oliver

May 8, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Julie Oliver & Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the ongoing campaign, health care access, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!

The Railroad Commission has nothing to do with railroads - and everything to do with our environment

May 7, 2020
Democrat Chrysta Castañeda is running to change its name, and the way it does business.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Chrysta Castañeda

May 1, 2020
Join Texas Railroad Commission candidate Chrysta Castañeda & Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer for a live discussion on the ongoing campaign, Texas energy, our climate crisis, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!

Voters file age discrimination lawsuit over Texas vote-by-mail law

April 29, 2020
While Texas allows no-excuse vote by mail for voters aged 65 and older, there are restrictions for everyone else.

Do Republicans really want to 'emulate precisely' the South Korean voting model?

April 28, 2020
South Korea's voting model includes an Election Day holiday, no required voter registration, and six times the polling locations.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Gina Ortiz Jones

April 24, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones (TX-23) & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on the campaign in TX-23, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!
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Vote-by-Mail keeps voters safe

April 23, 2020
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza joins FOX 7 to discuss the aftermath of Wisconsin's election and why it is important for all Texans to have access to vote-by-mail to ensure their safety and health.
Texans should not have to choose between their health and voting

A victory for vote-by-mail and an election advisory. Now what?

April 21, 2020
Inaction of Texas lawmakers is set to make democracy a casualty of COVID-19.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Wendy Davis

April 17, 2020
Join Congressional Candidate Wendy Davis & Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on Davis' campaign in TX-21, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, & more!

In times of crisis, progressives show how leadership is done

April 16, 2020
While conservative lawmakers have punted responsibility, progressive leaders across the state are stepping up.
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