New Texas Voter Registration Cards Cause Confusion, Largely for Women Voters - why? 1. They are more likely to vote Democrat, and 2. the GOP agenda is to take women off birth control, keep them on lower wages to discourage careers, decriminalize domestic violence, and put women back in their place - the kitchen.
Elaine Wiant, the head of the Texas League of Women Voters joins the show to discuss their legislative priorities, including a push for online voter registration.
Texas voter ID law flags gubernatorial candidates during early voting because their photo ID names do not match voter registration list. Minorities, elderly, students, low-income residents, the disabled most affected.
Voter Registration Cards for students can be used for your own mock election! Several versions of the student voter registration cards are included for IB-PYP campuses and non IB-PYP campuses.(One card has the IB attitudes as a border.)One page is set up to look like a postcard that can be printed on the back side of the registration card.
Harsh new Texas voter ID law almost blocks woman judge from voting. “What I have used for voter registration and for identification for the last 52 years was not sufficient yesterday when I went to vote,” 117th District Court Judge Sandra Watts told KIII-TV.
On Tuesday, a three-judge panel in Washington unanimously struck down Texas' redistricting plan on the grounds that it violated the rights of minority voters. On Wednesday, a federal judge in Tallahassee said he would permanently enjoin the Florida GOP from enforcing new voter registration restrictions. And, on Thursday, another three-judge panel in Washington unanimously struck down Texas' voter ID law (Judge Rosemary Collyer, a Bush appointee, was part of the panel in both Texas cases).
If you receive one of these in the mail and have an approved ID you are ready to vote in the exciting and always interesting Texas Primaries on March 1st. Didn’t get a voter registration card in the mail? You better check or update your voter registration information at http://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/ or http://www.vote411.org/