State officials conceded that at least a quarter of a list of nearly 100,000 Texas voters flagged for citizenship review should never have been questioned. That’s because Texans have to present documentation, either as a citizen or as a legal permanent resident, to receive an identification card from the state. Following this process, voters who […]

Today, when it seems that so many are apathetic about exercising the franchise, I thought it fitting to recognize the anniversary of  Lawrence Aaron Nixon who walked into the same El Paso polling place that had denied him his ballot twenty years before. On that day, July 22, 1944, he voted in a Democratic primary. […]


Citizens may register to vote through Thursday, November 12th in order to vote in the December 12th Run Off Mayoral Election. Confirm your Voter Registration Status You may easily confirm your voter registration status by searching for it on this website, or the Texas Secretary of State’s website. If you are currently living in Harris […]

Voter Registration Form Are you already registered? To confirm your voter registration status, you may select one of three methods to perform a search: Your Texas driver’s license number, if you provided it when you applied for voter registration; Your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), which appears on your voter registration certificate; Your first […]

Vote 2012

Via ABC/ – The unanimous three judge district court ruled, “The State of Texas enacted a voter ID law that — at least to our knowledge — is the most stringent in the country. That law will almost certainly have retrogressive effect: it imposes strict, unforgiving burdens on the poor, and racial minorities in Texas are […]