Politics, States

Texas Announces Vote Audit for Election Integrity

The Texas Secretary of State’s office announced that the state would conduct audits in the state’s two largest Democratic and Republican counties on Friday, in the latest development in scrutiny of state election laws.

President Donald Trump had urged Texas Governor Greg Abbott to conduct audits of the state’s election in 2020. Trump had won Texas by roughly 5.5% percentage points, disproving Democratic claims that the state was destined for a razor-thin election as a swing state.

Trump’s letter to Abbott endorsed several proposals in the state legislature regarding oversight and transparency into state elections. Read more…

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