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Judge Orders Polling Locations in Texas County Remain Open

A state district judge ordered Harris County to operate nine polling locations until 8 p.m., an hour after they were scheduled to close. The polling sites experienced issues with technology or were delayed in opening Tuesday morning.

Houston Poll Worker Hurls Racist Remarks, Faces Criminal Charge

A poll worker in Houston, Texas, was relieved of her duties and escorted from the polling location after hurling racist comments and bumping into a voter. She now faces a criminal assault charge.

Texas County Faces Long Lines, Technical Difficulties as Voting Begins

Voters in Harris County are seeing long lines at multiple polling locations because of problems with check-in technology and voting machines.

Korean Translators Barred From Texas Polling Place

Volunteer Korean translators hoping to help voters understand their ballots say an election judge in one Harris County precinct told them to stand outside the 100-foot electioneering line. According to the county, voters who need a translator must bring their own — volunteers offering their services inside polling places are “simply not allowed.”

Texas County Reverses Ban on Liberal T-Shirts

Following coverage from Electionland partner the Houston Chronicle, the Harris County Clerk’s Office reversed instructions singling out voters who were wearing T-shirts promoting three progressive groups and stopping them from entering polling places.

Arrest Throws Texas Voter Registration Dispute Into Further Confusion

A campaign staffer for a Texas Democratic congressional candidate was briefly arrested at the Waller County Courthouse after delivering a letter demanding that the county address problems with the voter registration status of students at Prairie View A&M, a local, historically black university.

Confusion for Prairie View A&M Students on the Last Day for Voter Registration

Days before the voter registration deadline in Texas, Waller County realized half of registered students at Prairie View A&M, a local, historically black university, were being sent to the wrong polling place.

Houston Voters Hit Early Roadblocks

Electionland partner The Houston Chronicle reports on a variety of Election Day problems in the Houston area Tuesday morning, including broken voting machines and confusion over Texas' voter ID law.

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