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If you want to cast a ballot in the May 6 city and school district election, but aren’t registered to vote, time is running out.

Chris Eudaily / Texas Public Radio

Former prosecutor Ina Minjarez and former San Antonio City Council member Delicia Herrera are headed to a runoff race in Texas House District 124.

One of the two Democrats will fill the Westside San Antonio seat held by Jose Menendez.  He vacated the position when he won a special election to replace Leticia Van de Putte in the Texas Senate. 

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Texas Matters: More from the hearing in San Antonio Wednesday in the case challenging the Texas ban on same-sex marriage. Arguments have been made and a federal judge is now formulating a decision. If the judge strikes down the ban, the case will be immediately appealed to the conservative U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. A comprehensive look at all the issues leading into the March primary election. Also on this show: How the border region is reacting to political ads.

Same-sex marriage debate hits Texas

Trey Martinez Fischer

Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Texas voter ID law applauded a Corpus Christi federal judge’s vigilance to retain a September trial date -- the U.S. Department of Justice is now hoping to postpone the case because of logistics issues.

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Voter ID certificates are now available at Texas DPS offices and county elections offices are working to get voters properly registered for next month’s early voting in the primary elections.

The Electronic Identification Certificate is the required document for all voters who do not already have a state or U.S. photo ID. According to the voter ID law that went into effect in November, every voter must show an acceptable form of ID to be allowed to cast their ballot.

Accepted photo IDs include:

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