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Straight-Ticket Voting Is Not Safe
"...Dear Editor, Lee Nichols wrote, “Voting straight-ticket is safe” [“Headlines,” News, Oct. 24]. Given the..."

Oct. 29, 2008 Postmarks

Bill of the Week: A Straight Ticket to Court?
Rep. Ron Simmons wants to end straight-ticket voting
"...four House colleagues, would rid Texas ballots of the "straight ticket" option, which allows voters to easily choose all..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Early Voting Results: Day One
Travis County reports 3.3% turnout so far
"...Early voting has begun in Travis County, and the elections division..."

Oct. 23, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Truncated Endorsements and Voting Info
For your pocket
"...In advance of early voting for the Nov. 6 election, the Chronicle editorial board..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Early Voting Starts Today
No excuses: You registered, so why not exercise your rights?
"...so what does that mean? Yes, it means early voting in the Nov. 6 election started today. Well done,..."

Oct. 22, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Be Advised About eSlate Voting
"...appeared in your Oct. 29 issue regarding the eSlate voting machines and how they're "supposedly" programmed to change a..."

Nov. 2, 2004 Postmarks

Alarmed Over Voting Machine Problems
"...Dear Editor, Thank you for the attention on the voting machine issues ["County Responds to Voting Machine Problems," News..."

Oct. 27, 2004 Postmarks

County Responds to Voting Machine Problems
Travis County election officials have responded to complaints that voters casting straight-party Democratic ballots are discovering, when performing a final check of their ballots, that their votes for president have been changed from Kerry/Edwards to Bush/Cheney.
"...election officials have responded to complaints that voters casting straight-party Democratic ballots are discovering, when performing a final check..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

CHECK YOUR BALLOT!
Make sure your choices are correct on Tuesday
"...get a few reports of ballot problems at the voting booths. Most common is a complaint that voting a..."

Nov. 5, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Primary Filings: The Democrats
Breaking down the election filings for the Dems
"...jostling at the top and bottom of the Democratic ticket in Texas this year. So who is headed to..."

Jan. 5, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...Early voting in the Nov. 7 general election continues through Nov...."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...Early voting in the Nov. 7 general election begins this week..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...Early voting in the Nov. 7 general election continues through Nov...."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Election 2006
The latest from the campaign trail
"...Beware the Straight Party Vote Straight-ticket voting may be a convenient way..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...full of loyal Republicans. But a recent study of straight-ticket voting by Austin Community College's Center for Public Policy..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Feature

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...machines produced by Austin-based company Hart InterCivic, voters (primarily straight-ticket ones) find their selections changed when they prepare to..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Who Are These Guys?
Dem primary candidates try to strike a campaign flame
"...the ballot will inevitably generate a lot of Republican ticket-splitters. "Once they vote for Strayhorn," he said, "they don't..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Headlines
"...With Election Day less than two weeks away, early voting's doing blockbuster business. Rumors of straight-ticket voting troubles are..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Will Texas Do Better?
On recusals, straight-ticket voting, and a bifurcated judiciary
"...the problem more modestly, by eliminating the option of straight-ticket voting in judicial races. Because court races are down-ballot..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Newsgeist: 12/13/10
The spirit of the news
"...-A Texas State Senator proposed a bill to outlaw straight party ticket voting...."

Dec. 13, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

On the Lege: House GOP Goes to War – With Itself
Even in victory, Republicans are divided
"...District's Center for Public Policy and Political Studies shows straight-ticket voting at a 12-year high in gubernatorial races. The..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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My Vote, My Message
"...vote is your voice! The two major parties and straight-ticket voting only help advance the cause of the corporations..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Column

Chronicle Endorsements: County, Statewide, and Federal Races
What, you expected us to endorse a Republican in 2018?
"...are left-leaning Democrats. The Texas Legislature did away with straight-ticket voting starting in 2020, but the option remains for..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Point Austin: Disorder in the Court … of Appeals
Triana/Toth race raising unusual political dust
"...fairly sleepy affairs, most often determined, unfortunately, by partisan straight-ticket voting. An exception could be the November vote for..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Allan Ritter Quits Dems
Jefferson Co. rep to join GOP this week
"...According to the Jefferson County Clerk, there were more straight-ticket voting Democrats than Republicans...."

Dec. 11, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Daily Hustle: 10/29/10
Ex-Mayors jam City Hall to support Prop 1
"...With early voting nearly finished and election day looming, Lee Leffingwell, surrounded..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Taking Politics Back to School
State Board of Ed races highlight educational tensions
"...during Republican primaries, they've been able to count on straight-ticket voting in this largely red state to win seats..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Dems in Austin: Taking the Next Step
The State Convention looks ahead to November
"...require a strong down-ballot presence and a lot of straight-ticket voting. Diplomatically calling the still-cooling nomination clash "an intraparty..."

June 13, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Being a write-in reduces Dems' chances from slim to none
"...the ballot (and therefore, not getting included in any straight-ticket voting) hurt the Democrat. In the rural counties that..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: This Most Important Election
How and why the Chronicle takes endorsements seriously
"...consider them as useful background information, as guides to voting, or even (as a few of our forum detractors..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Column by Michael King

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