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Paul Sancya / Associated Press

Joe Biden will close out Texas Democrats’ virtual convention next month that was moved online over fears of the coronavirus.

Mail-in ballot envelopes at the Travis County Elections division headquarters.
Charlie Pearce for The Texas Tribune

With primary election runoffs scheduled for July and the November general election on the horizon, the Texas Democratic Party has expanded its ongoing fight for more widespread mail-in balloting to federal court, fearful that a Monday U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Wisconsin presidential primary signals a need to get federal litigation in the pipeline quickly.

Eliz Markowitz speaks to supporters at her election night watch party on Tuesday.
Michael Stravato / The Texas Tribune

State and national Democrats are regrouping after a tough loss Tuesday in a special election runoff for a Texas House seat that they had targeted in their drive to flip the chamber in November.

Robin Jerstad / The Texas Tribune

Worried about the suppression of young voters in 2020, national and Texas Democrats are suing the state over a newly implemented election measure that’s triggered the shuttering of early voting places, including on college campuses, in various parts of the state.

Michael Stravato / The Texas Tribune

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is threatening to end his campaign if he does not raise $800,000 by the end of the month, saying he is in "dire need of financial resources to keep going."