fbpx
Get award-winning Fort Worth area news in your inbox — free.

Posted inNews

Ken Paxton bucks legal precedent and secretary of state’s advice in letting anyone examine ballots right after elections

A legal opinion released by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton last week will almost certainly throw county elections offices into chaos after November, experts say, exposing election clerks to possible criminal charges and materially reducing the security of every ballot cast in the state. Federal and state law require that ballots be kept secure for […]