Tag Archives: Texas Association of Elections Administrators

Lege targets Harris County election administrator

We knew something like this was coming. House and Senate bills filed by Republican lawmakers in response to Harris County‚Äôs mismanagement of its recent elections could give the Texas secretary of state the authority to step in, suspend county election … Continue reading

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Paxton issues deranged opinion on access to ballots

This is utterly chaotic. And completely out of the blue. 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 … Continue reading

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Could we get an elections administrator along with a new County Clerk?

Maybe. A week after Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced she would resign due to health concerns, Commissioners Court on Tuesday plans to debate whether to appoint an independent administrator to run county elections. After Precinct 1 Commissioner Rodney Ellis … Continue reading

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