Two key Texas counties — Democratic stronghold Harris and traditionally red Denton — are setting early voting records

Two key Texas counties — Democratic stronghold Harris and traditionally red Denton — are setting early voting records

As of Friday, 27% of registered voters in Denton County had cast their ballots in the 2020 election — surpassing the county's 2016 turnout of 18% on the fourth day. by Saturday, more than 30% of WilCo voters had cast ballots.

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State of Texas: The impact of record turnout for early voting

State of Texas: The impact of record turnout for early voting

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – A record surge of voters brought long lines at polling locations across the state of Texas during the first week of early voting. Experts say that despite the long wait times, voters turned out in historic numbers. “People came out to vote on the ...

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The GOP has only one tool left to hang onto power. It's voter suppression.

The GOP has only one tool left to hang onto power. It's voter suppression.

Republicans have given up trying to win over voters. Instead, they are trying to make it as hard as possible for minority & urban voters — including LGBTQ voters — to cast their ballots...

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Lawsuits continue over Harris County's new drive-through voting operation

Lawsuits continue over Harris County's new drive-through voting operation

The Harris County Republican Party and its chairman, along with Dr. Steven Hotze and Sharon Hemphill, a district court judge candidate for Texas' 80th District, asked the Texas Supreme Court to intervene in another instance they argue Harris County Clerk ...

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Early voting starts Monday

Early voting starts Monday

The early voting period in Alaska begins Monday, Oct. 19, and ends at the close of business Nov. 2 (times vary depending on location). Although Monday is Alaska Day and a State worker holiday, election offices will be open for absentee and early voters.

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About 20% of all El Paso voters cast ballots in 1st week of early voting

About 20% of all El Paso voters cast ballots in 1st week of early voting

EL PASO, Texas -- Roughly 20%, or one out of five, of all registered voters in El Paso County cast ballots during the just-concluded first week of early voting in Texas, according to newly-released data by the county elections department. In a tweet Sunday ...

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Editorial: Enthusiasm at polls cause for optimism

Editorial: Enthusiasm at polls cause for optimism

From Brownsville to Amarillo, from San Antonio to El Paso, the battle lines have been drawn — and they are long. Early voting started Tuesday, and Texas voters are setting records, braving long lines and the novel coronavirus. Polarized by their political ...

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Denton County Voters Turn Out in Record Numbers

Denton County Voters Turn Out in Record Numbers

Two large Texas counties are hitting record numbers when it comes to early voting. Only five days into the early voting period, Denton and Harris counties have...

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State of Texas: The impact of record turnout for early voting

State of Texas: The impact of record turnout for early voting

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – A record surge of voters brought long lines at polling locations across the state of Texas during the first week of early voting. Experts say that despite the long wait times, voters turned out in historic numbers. “People came out to vote on the ...

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Editorial:Every vote counts, even early ones

Editorial:Every vote counts, even early ones

This is the first year voters will be allowed to cast ballots early in a presidential election. It's a welcome expansion of the democratic process, especially in an era of.

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Early voting in Nevada begins

Early voting in Nevada begins

Early voting for the 2020 general election in Nevada kicked off Saturday morning, with polls opening at 9:00 a. m. Long lines were reported in some locations, as expected by Clark County Election officials. “Traditionally, the first day of early voting – the first ...

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Swamped with voter requests, the Texas secretary of state's office has become a focus of frustration

Swamped with voter requests, the Texas secretary of state's office has become a focus of frustration

It took more than two months of waiting, calling and emailing the Texas secretary of state's office, but one Dripping Springs woman said earlier this week she and her sister finally received the mail-in ballot applications they requested because they are working ...

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Harris County tried to make voting easier during the pandemic. Why Texas Republicans fought every step of the way.

Harris County tried to make voting easier during the pandemic. Why Texas Republicans fought every step of the way.

A potential nightmare for Texas Republicans began to materialize early Tuesday, taking the form of tens of thousands of voters lined up at the polls in Harris County.

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Texas legal battles over voting could have an impact on election

Texas legal battles over voting could have an impact on election

HOUSTON (Tribune News Service) – When retired elementary school teacher Marilyn Wolfe and her husband tried to drop off their completed ballots at a county office outside Houston a week.

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4th day of more than 100000 ballots during early voting in Harris County

4th day of more than 100000 ballots during early voting in Harris County

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Harris County is reporting another strong turnout for early voting on Friday. The county said 104,870 people voted in Harris County today, making it the fourth-straight day where Harris County has had over 100,000 voters. In total ...

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Another day, another 100000 Harris County ballots cast Friday

Another day, another 100000 Harris County ballots cast Friday

Texas' largest county rounded out the first week of early voting with a fourth consecutive day of more than 100000 votes.

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Measures in place at early voting locations to ensure safety

Measures in place at early voting locations to ensure safety

Because of COVID-19, polling stations have rules in place if they suspect a poll worker is sick.

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Harris County Will Have Results Available On Election Night, County Clerk Says

Harris County Will Have Results Available On Election Night, County Clerk Says

Nov. 3 could be a long night, but Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins says he's expecting unofficial returns without any major delays.

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Lawsuits continue over Harris County's new drive-through voting operation

Lawsuits continue over Harris County's new drive-through voting operation

(The Center Square) – The Harris County Republican Party and its chairman, along with Dr. Steven Hotze and Sharon Hemphill, a district court judge candidate for Texas' 80th District, asked.

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Here's how many Texans have voted early in the 2020 general election in the state's biggest counties

Here's how many Texans have voted early in the 2020 general election in the state's biggest counties

The Texas Tribune is tracking cumulative early voting and mail-in ballot totals during the 2020 general election in the state's largest counties.

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