In 2012, I reported that many Texas voters did not have government issued identification that the new laws required, particularly in heavily Hispanic counties and in counties with large numbers of seniors.This remains a key issue in an on-going federal lawsuit.
Here's the other stories in the Houston Chronicle's 2012 series on voter registration snafus:
The problematic purge: How the living were confused with the dead in a purge led by the Texas Secretary of State 11/1/2012
Data showed voters in minority legislative districts more often got purge letters than those living in other districts.
How motor voters got stalled by snafus. This story, prompted by complaints from college-aged voters, who said the voter registration forms were never processed.
Those problems led to increases in provisional ballots in some counties.
Purges outpace new registrations. This story explores why Harris County rolls appear to remain stagnant even as population grows:
Some rural counties fall behind in purging voters who've moved on - or died.