Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by Jo Clifton

DeBeauvoir: More than 25,000 ballots in the mail

If you are one of more than 25,000 Travis County registered voters who requested to vote by mail in the July 14 primary runoff and special election, your ballot is likely on its way to you. Travis County Clerk Dana…

Friday, June 12, 2020 by Jo Clifton

County judge selection up to precinct chairs

When Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt announced in March that she would resign from her job as the leader of the Commissioners Court in order to run for Senate District 14, it set in motion a series of events that will…

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Ashley Lopez

Federal appeals court temporarily halts expansion of mail-in voting in Texas

An expansion of Texas’ vote-by-mail program during the pandemic is on hold, again.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling from a day earlier that opened up mail-in voting to people under 65.Texas…

Friday, May 15, 2020 by Ashley Lopez

Court order that opens up mail-in voting in Texas stays in effect for now, appeals court rules

Voters who don’t want to risk exposure to the coronavirus may use mail-in ballots during upcoming elections as a legal battle moves through the courts, a Texas appeals court ruled Thursday.The 14th Court of Appeals ruled a trial court order…

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

County plans to spend $968K to prepare for voting in 2020

Travis County will spend $968,000 to expand ballot-by-mail voting and introduce new safety precautions at voting sites in preparation for the July runoff election and the November general elections.Already, Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir told the Commissioners Court on May…

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by Elizabeth Pagano

Casar to seek reelection

Council Member Greg Casar announced Monday that he will not be seeking Sen. Kirk Watson’s now-vacant District 14 seat. In early March, Casar explored the possibility of running for state Senate. However, that move was quickly overshadowed by the cancellation…

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