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January 4, 2021

Trump's attack on Georgia's democracy

Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's leaked call pressuring Georgia's election officials to "find votes" is a direct and serious attack on our democracy.
May 28, 2020
Mail-In Ballot

Texas Mail-In Ballot 101

Editor's Note: This piece has been updated for the November 2020 Texas general election. The original blog was published in October 2018. Para información sobre cómo votar anticipadamente con boleta por correo postal, visite govotetexas.org/es . Here’s...
February 14, 2020

Texas should permanently move its March primary to April

Our early primary date means candidate filing takes place a year before an election and during the holiday season Moving the primary back serves to slightly shorten the election season, yet still keeps our state competitive in presidential primaries...
June 27, 2019
SCOTUS

Partisan gerrymandering undermines our democracy

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against basic fairness in elections with their decision on Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek . In a 5-4 ruling decided along ideological lines, the Court's conservative justices ruled that...
April 26, 2019
Texas Voting Lines

Stop the Texas 'Slow Down the Vote' bill

Texas has been long known for being one of the lowest voter turnout states in America , but experienced historic turnout in 2018 . Now, some legislators are backing a bill that would effectively slow turnout again if passed. The "Slow Down the Vote" bill...