covers demographics, voting rights and politics for The Texas Tribune, with a focus on the state's growing Hispanic population. She previously covered health care for the Tribune, where she started as an intern. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a journalism degree.
Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, told lawmakers he was to blame for providing data to the secretary of state's office that led to the mistaken challenge of almost 25,000 registered voters.
An assistant attorney general said counties should have reviewed their lists of flagged voters to determine whether they had reason to believe the voters were ineligible before requiring them to prove their citizenship.