April 19, 2020: Vote By Mail -- Apply Now!
Texas voters should be able to safely vote from home. It's been legal for all voters twice so far this year, but the Texas Attorney General has kept pressure on the courts to make it illegal.
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January 02, 2017: Voters over 65 years old can vote by mail in Texas. Even better, they only have to ask once for an application that applies to every election in a given year. So, apply now and vote by mail all year!
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July 21, 2016: When he was still a State Rep, Congressman Marc Veasey filed a lawsuit against the Texas Voter ID law. Texas retirees came in right behind him and made fighting voter suppression a major part of our own program. The payoff came Ju Read More >
May 06, 2016: Retirees Join Democracy Forum
Labor leaders met with the Lone Star Project on May 5 in Grand Prairie on the topic of democracy in Texas. As usual, a good number of the participants were active in the Texas Alliance for Retired Read More >
May 02, 2016: Democracy was the issue on May 1st when President Glenn Scott and Austin retiree activists attended their "Democracy Awakening" rally. Texas Alliance members Yolanda Delgado, Marie Drummond, Joe and Lynne Lam, and Barbara Fetonte Read More >
April 20, 2016: [caption id="attachment_1527" align="alignleft" width="300"] Retiree politics surged forward when we overcame poll tax suppression[/caption]
We've fought hard for our democracy in Texas retiree politics. Voter suppression isn't Read More >
January 19, 2016: Voting in 2016 is the best way to stand up for the right to retire.
Texas seniors over 65 and disabled Texans are eligible for easy and effective voting-by-mail. One application form can cover all elections for the entire year Read More >