May 12, 2020

Media Coverage of Texas Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Press Releases

Federal District Court Orders Texas to Provide More Ballot Return Locations (includes link to the court order), October 9

Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Sues State of Texas (includes link to complaint), October 3

Texas Retirees Secure Victory in Voting Rights Case; Will Reduce Unnecessary Health Risks (includes link to District Court Order), September 25

Texas Alliance press release (includes link to the full complaint), May 11

Media Coverage

Two Texas lawsuits challenge governor’s restrictions on ballot drop-off locations
WBAP News Talk Radio, October 12

Texas attorney general appeals judge’s injunction blocking the restriction of ballot drop-off locations
WHAS 11, October 10

Federal judge blocks Gov. Abbott’s order restricting Texas counties to one ballot drop-off location
KVUE, October 9

Lawsuits Flying as Abbott Curbs Ballot Boxes
Austin Chronicle, October 9

Federal cases over governor’s mail-in ballot drop-off restrictions will be heard Thursday
KVUE, October 8

Federal judge hears arguments for, against Gov. Abbott’s order to limit ballot drop-off locations
KVUE, October 8

Texas Gov. Abbott sued over ballot drop-off order
Fox News, October 6

Third Lawsuit Filed to Stop Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Order to Limit Mail Ballot Drop Off Sites
The Dallas Morning News, October 5

‘Ballot security’ or voter suppression? Battle brews over Texas governor’s order
ABC 12, October 5

Texas Alliance for Retired Americans Sues Over Ballot Changes, October 4

Texas Alliance for Retired Americans sues the State of Texas
Everything Lubbock, October 3

Two Texas Lawsuits Challenge Governor’s Restrictions on Ballot Drop-Off Locations
Action News Now, October 3

It’s a legal ‘roller coaster,’ says Bexar County elections chief; thousands have cast ballots already
San Antonio Express-News, October 1

Voters, voting rights groups sue Gov. Greg Abbott over order to close ballot drop-off locations
Katy Times, October 4

No straight-ticket voting for Texas’ 2020 election, federal appeals court says
News4SA/The Texas Tribune, September 30

Appellate court dashes Democratic hopes of straight-ticket voting in 2020
Houston Chronicle, September 30

Federal appeals court temporarily blocks ruling that reinstated straight-ticket voting in Texas
KSAT, September 28

Another judge goes super-political
American Thinker, September 28

Federal Judge Blocks Texas’ Elimination Of Straight-Ticket Voting
Corridor News, September 28

AG Paxton Seeks Stay After Federal Judge Reverses Course and Orders Straight-Ticket Voting, September 26

Texas Attorney General files appeal, seeks to stop straight ticket voting
LMT Online, September 26

Federal Judge Blocks Removal of Straight-Party Voting in Texas
Courthouse News Service, September 25

Federal appeals court temporarily blocks ruling that reinstated straight-ticket voting in Texas, September 28

Appeals court blocks order that required straight-ticket voting in Texas
Statesman, September 28

Texas’ rules for mail-in voting won’t work during pandemic, a new lawsuit argues
The Texas Tribune (Austin), May 11

Lawsuit seeks to block Texas vote-by-mail restrictions
Austin American-Statesman, May 11

Civil rights groups sue to overturn vote-by-mail restrictions in Texas
San Antonio Express-News, May 11

Federal lawsuit challenges provisions of Texas’ vote-by-mail laws amid coronavirus
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 11

KERA-FM 90.1
NPR Dallas, May 12

KETR-FM 88.9
NPR Northeast Texas, May 11

Texas Lawyer
May 12

Kilgore News Herald
May 11

Austin, May 11

Courthouse News Service
May 11

Microsoft News
May 11

San Antonio, May 11

Amarillo, May 12

San Antonio Current
May 12

Beaumont Enterprise
May 12

Denton Record Chronicle
May 11

The Brownsville Herald
May 11

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Topics: Retirement Security

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