Keyword: Voting Rights

How Holder May Help Abbott in 2014

| By: Jim Henson, PhD and Joshua Blank, PhD

Public opinion on voting rights in Texas neither paints a dour picture for gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott nor presents a clear path forward for Democrats.

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On Voting Rights Act, Texans Follow GOP's Lead

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

It’s easy to admit that those other states need some federal oversight, but here in Texas? Get out of town.

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Keywords: Voting Rights

The Partisan Split on Voting Rights

| By: Jim Henson, PhD

Overall, Texas voters β€” by a slight majority β€” believe the federal government should continue oversight of the state's changes in election laws, according to the October 2012 University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. But partisans are split.

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