The election was originally scheduled for May 26, but it has been postponed "in conjunction with the state's ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19," says a release from the governor's office.
The proclamation suspends provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow local governments to postpone their May 2 elections until November.
More than one week after North Texans went to the polls on Super Tuesday, all of the votes cast have finally been counted in Dallas County.
Dallas County judge to consider recount petition on Tuesday
Dallas County Elections Administrator Antoinette “Toni” Pippins-Poole is asking for a paper recount of some Dallas County votes in the recent primary election after "discrepancies" were found "with 44 precinct scanner and tabulator machines at certain vote centers throughout Dallas County."
Democrats sued Texas elections officials Thursday in an effort to stop a new ban on straight-ticket voting in 2020, claiming that long lines on Super Tuesday hinted at problems to come in November.
FOX4 has learned more about how Dallas County is adjusting after the number two elections official suddenly resigned one week before Super Tuesday.
The number two person in charge of Dallas County elections resigned on Tuesday, just a week before Super Tuesday.
Polls opened Tuesday for early voting in the Texas primaries. Voters can cast ballots in the hotly contested Democratic presidential race and many other races.
The president of Tenex says he learned Dallas County was no longer using its electronic poll books from a FOX4 story and the county has yet to notify his company of any request to terminate the contract.
Dallas County spent $6 million to purchase new electronic poll books to replace ones it just bought last February in an effort to improve election security, officials said. But election administrators in Tarrant and Travis County say they use the same poll books and don’t have the same concerns.
FOX 4 has discovered Dallas County spent millions of dollars on polling equipment that doesn't work securely with its voting machines. Millions more will need to be shelled out to fix the problem by the March primary election.
Fiona Hill, a former Russia adviser, warned Republican lawmakers to stop pushing the "fictional" narrative that Ukraine not Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's bitter race for governor went into overtime as Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory while Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a close ally of President Donald Trump, refused to concede with results showing he trailed by a few thousand votes.
Voters across Texas passed nine of 10 constitutional amendments on the ballot Tuesday, including a measure that would make it more difficult to enact a state income tax.
Voters in Tarrant County experienced some issues with the new voting machines.
It's election day in Texas. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Early voting is underway for the November constitutional amendment election and a special election for a Texas House of Representatives seat.
Both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke are in North Texas Thursday for dueling campaign rallies.