Denton Co. Votes for Paper Ballots

The state’s ninth most populous county will be going back to paper ballots beginning in 2018. The Denton Co. Commissioners Court voted to purchase a new voting tabulation system that produces and scans only paper ballots. The new Hart system will print ballots on...

Status of Election Issues as Session Nears End

The 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session is down to its final two weeks. We have already passed two of the session’s most significant end-of-session deadlines: the last day a House committee may report a House bill (May 8) and the last day the House may consider a...

Zip Disks and Other Election News for March 12

CD21: Austin musician Rixi Melton filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission to challenge U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio) as a Democrat. Bexar Co.: “At least once a year, staffers in one of Texas’ largest election offices scour the web...