Tag Archive: voting

Oct 15 2014

Voter ID Remains In Effect

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas, Voter ID Remains In Effect AUSTIN—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today ruled unanimously that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director: “We …

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Aug 13 2013

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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Jan 05 2012

District 7 candidates to hold public forum

State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) has agreed to four candidate forums to be held before the end of early voting. “I am glad that Mr. Merritt has finally decided he is willing to attend a public candidate forum with me,” said Rep. Simpson. “Despite multiple attempts two years ago to set up a public forum …

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