A state district judge ruled on Tuesday afternoon that Harris County must operate nine polling locations in the area until 8 p.m. The scheduled time for polls to close in the state are 7 p.m. A lawsuit filed by the Texas Civil Rights Project and Texas Organizing Project prompted the time extension. The locations experienced […]

It wouldn’t be Election Day without a little racism involved. A black woman was insulted by a poll worker in North Houston who told her that maybe she could understand her if she wore her “blackface” makeup. Rolanda Anthony, a black woman, attempted to vote at her polling location at Iglesia Bautista Libre in north Houston. […]

Voting Day is a major major deal (but you knew that already). And if you work during voting hours (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.), your job is legally obligated to give you up to two hours off to cast your ballot. Check out all the deals and offers from restaurants to free rides to the […]

It’s that time again. Early voting has begun in Texas! The process began on Monday, October 22 and will conclude on November 2. You can still vote on Election Day on November 6 if you are not going to vote early or do not have the time to do so. We’ve helped compile a quick […]

Set your reminders now. Whether it be an alarm, a Google Calendar alert, whatever you may prefer. October 9 is as important a day in October this year as Halloween. Why? Because if you’re not registered to vote in Texas by then, you are unable to vote in the general election on November 6. How […]

Texas has set a new voter registration record of 15.6 million people, spurred in large part by the highly anticipated Senate race between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke. Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos told the Houston Chronicle that the state’s voter rolls have grown by 1.6 million since the 2014 […]