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How, where and when to vote in Texas

How, where and when to vote in Texas

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor

February 26, 2020

How to vote When you arrive at the polling place, you will be asked to present one of the seven acceptable forms of photo identification, unless you are a voter with a permanent exemption on your voter registration certificate. If you do not possess a form of acceptable photo identification and you cannot reasonably obtain one, show a supp...

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Garrett Hutchinson

November 8, 2016

Americans, this fall, are being polled incessantly. Almost every day, sometimes more than one time a day, a new poll comes out for this or that.Yet, almost regardless of who does the polling or when Americans are polled this fall, the results are the same.They are dissatisfied with the direction the c...

Medical records, tax returns and emails: Nothing is private when running for office

Medical records, tax returns and emails: Nothing is private when running for office

Jonathan Benyarko

November 7, 2016

By the end of the 19th century, U.S. Justice Louis Brandeis was already thinking about a new concept in American law — privacy, what he called "the right to be left alone." While not explicitly stated in the U.S. Constitution, some amendments provide some protections.But more than 130 years ago, no jus...

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