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America’s divide may deepen after pending Supreme Court Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion
Dallas Morning News | May 17, 2022

A clear majority of Americans support abortion rights. “Republicans are playing politics with people’s lives, and they’re playing these politics in order to remain in power,” Kristy Noble, the chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party said. “They are doing these things even though the vast majority of people do not agree with these policies, so the divide is being created and manifested by the policies that the Republicans are putting in place.”

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Dallas County to eliminate 39 voting sites in May election to ease problems at the polls
Dallas News | April 15, 2022

As the county discussed removing redundant nearby locations, we advocated for no more than 10% closures. This is an ongoing process, which required input from allied organizations and many individuals. Access to the ballot box is our top priority, and this requires constant organizing, reevaluating and redeveloping processes, and extensive resources. To ensure voters have a safe, secure, and pleasant experience, please sign up to be an election worker or share with friends and family! Spanish speakers are especially wanted. www.dallasdemocrats.org/action/election-worker

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Wait times, worker shortage in March has Dallas County leaders scrambling ahead of May elections
KERA News | April 12, 2022

Kristy Noble, chair of the Dallas County Democratic Party, pointed to the ripple effect of new identification requirements for mail-in ballots, which are available only to specific groups of voters... Noble noted over 6% of mail-in ballots in the county were rejected because of the new identification requirements. Those voters, she said, had to show up in person if they wanted to vote, leading to longer queues to vote curbside.

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Save Melissa Lucio Rally
Estrella TV | April 8, 2022

Chair Kristy Noble and Vice Chair Kardal Coleman joined state and local leaders along with Somos Tejas to call for halting the execution of Melissa Lucio. In less than 3 weeks, she could become the first Latina and first woman since 2014 to be executed by the State of Texas. We need to continue amplifying Melissa’s story before an irreversible injustice is committed.

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Letters to the Editor — Ballot volunteers, Texas kids, school finances, redistricting, online paper
Dallas News | March 20, 2022

Please give credit to our Dallas County volunteers and members of the (bipartisan) Ballot Board at Dallas County Elections Department. These hard-working people called, texted and emailed county residents over 65 or disabled to assist completion of the vote-by-mail applications and subsequently the ballots. Thanks to the volunteers, our rate of rejection was 6.5%, the second lowest in the state.

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Venton Jones makes the run-off - Dallas Voice
Dallas Voice | March 11, 2022

Dallas County Democratic Party Chair Kristy Noble said Jones has supported candidates and party activities ever since moving back to Dallas.

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New ID laws tripping up Texas mail-in voters
Daily Kos | March 1, 2022

New identification requirements for voters who cast their ballots by mail are causing problems for thousands in the Lone Star State. But there’s still time to shore up those votes and correct those ballots. Kristy Noble, chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party told press on Tuesday that calls airing questions and frustrations have been “pretty much constant” since January over new ID rules.

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Many voting locations throughout Texas did not open because of staff shortages
The Texas Tribune | March 1, 2022

Kathleen Thompson, the communications director for the Dallas County Democratic Party, said some election judges had told her they were concerned about the new voting restrictions and harsh penalties enacted last year. The Dallas County Republican Party did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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Dallas County Democrats file temporary restraining order to keep polls open after winter closures
Dallas Morning News | Feb. 25, 2022

The Dallas County Democratic Party joined voter protection attorneys and Democratic candidates in seeking a temporary restraining order, asking the courts to allow polling locations in Dallas County to remain open later in response to the weather-related closings on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. The Dallas County Republican Party has refused to join our effort to protect voters.

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Dallas County Extends its Early Voting Deadline Until 10 p.m.
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | Feb. 25, 2022

People were still bundled up at polling places in Dallas County Friday but the places were all open.. unlike Thursday when most in Dallas County were closed. The Democratic party asked a judge to order more time. "We should take into account those hours that were closed and we need to open tomorrow," said Kristy Noble, Dallas County Democratic Party Chair.

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Dallas County Democrats win bid for temporary restraining order to extend early voting because of winter weather
WFAA-TV | Feb. 25, 2022

We’re granted our temporary restraining order to allow polling locations to remain open Friday night until 10pm. The TRO is in response to the weather-related closings this week. The Dallas County Republican Party refused to join our effort.

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Ballot Rejections in Texas Spike After New Voting Law
The New York Times | Feb. 25, 2022

Ahead of Tuesday’s primary, about 30 percent of absentee ballots were rejected in the state’s most populous counties. In 2020, the statewide rejection rate was less than 1 percent.

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Ahead of Texas primary, Republicans and Democrats agree on impact of voting
WFAA-TV | Feb. 18, 2022

In this joint primary, Democrats and Republicans agree on the impact of voting, but we strongly disagree with the Dallas County Republican Party chair being “very pleased with changes to the mail-in ballot system.” A 28% rejection rate is a success only if you’re on Team Vote Suppression. We’re on Team Voter.

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Early Voting Gets Underway Monday for the March 1 Primary in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | Feb. 14, 2022

“We have some amazing candidates and packed races,” Chair Kristy Noble told NBC 5 news. We can’t win in November unless we pick the best candidates in March. Make sure you, your friends, and your family get to know your candidates at dallasdemocrats.org and make your voting plan today!

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9 Democrats Looking to Fill EBJ's District 30 Seat
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | Jan. 31, 2022

“Folks are energized. Folks are having conversations in places in spaces that we normally didn't about this race. And so, it is intriguing to see that on the soccer fields, on the football fields, and even in the barbershops, that folks are talking about Texas 30, and this potential of a new member of congress,” said Kardal Coleman, vice chairman of the Dallas Democratic Party.

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Retiring U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson looms large in crowded race to replace her
The Texas Tribune | Jan. 25, 2022

We do not endorse candidates in the Primary, but we do endorse the enthusiasm! “There’s a lot of experience and political know-how within this field right now,” Chair Kristy Noble said. “There are a number of people who can be amazing, amazing congresspeople. It’s a good, strong race.”

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United States: Many mail-in ballot applications rejected in Texas
Radio France Internationale | Jan. 16, 2022

A month and a half before the primary for the midterm elections in Texas, election officials have been sounding the alarm since the application of the new Texas electoral law, one of the most restrictive in the United States.

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Amid Challenging 2022 Midterm Election for Democrats, Republicans Hope To Turn Dallas County Red In November
KTVT CBS 11 News | Jan. 12, 2022

Chair Kristy Noble told CBS 11 that Democracy is a team sport. This year, we will be everywhere the people are, and if we work together to reach every voter, we win!

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Republicans move to challenge Democrats in deep blue Dallas County
Dallas News | Dec. 13, 2021

Chair Kristy Noble told the Dallas Morning News that we’ve shown with our outreach, in these few short months since her election, that we won’t take a single vote for granted.

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The Power Grid Failed Texas Last February. Now, It Could Shake Up Abbott's Reelection Bid.
Dallas Observer | Dec. 6, 2021

Comms Director Kathleen Thompson says the system failed Texans. Other states’ infrastructure is strong enough to withstand a days-long freeze, but rather than fixing the grid, Abbott focused the Texas Legislature on keeping Black people from voting and kids from playing soccer.

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Former Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke Is Running For Governor Of Texas
KTVT CBS 11 News | Nov. 15, 2021

Dallas County Democratic Party Chair Kristy Noble welcomed O'Rourke's entrance to the race.

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'Texans Have Had Enough,' Dallas County Democrats Welcome Beto O’Rourke To 2022 Gubernatorial Race
KTVT CBS 11 News | Nov. 15, 2021

The Dallas County Democratic Party is welcoming former El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke in his 2022 bid for Texas Governor.

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RNC opens so-called "community center" in Dallas County
Dallas News | Nov. 8, 2021

National Republicans hope to improve outreach in minority communities. Dallas County Democratic Party Chairwoman Kristy Noble criticized the real GOP agenda.

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Vice Chair Kardal Coleman Live with RTVI
YouTube | Oct. 14, 2021

Vice Chair Kardal Coleman told RTVI that Abbott keeps siding with COVID and should get out of the way of Democrats and businesses leading the fight against the pandemic.

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Democrats Want Beto O'Rourke to Run for Texas Governor. But Why?
Dallas Observer | Sept. 22, 2021

Beto Watch came calling for Chair Kristy Noble. She told the Dallas Observer that Gov. Greg Abbott hasn't earned another term, and Beto O'Rourke is already working for all Texans.

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Memorial Resolution for James Neal White
Sept. 20, 2021

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Boots on the Ground by Tex Mix Podcast
Texas Signal | Sept. 16, 2021

"With a little direction and encouragement, a lot of people can make a big impact!" Thanks to Jessica Coggins and the Texas Signal for interviewing Chair Kristy Noble about her voter turnout successes and our plans to grow our majority in Dallas County and turn Texas blue!

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Here’s why the FEDD knocking on your door won’t be Kristy Noble - Lakewood/East Dallas
Lakewood/East Dallas | Aug. 30, 2021

Kristy Noble coached basketball and started her own software security company before she made her way into local politics.

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As population grows, so does debate on reaching Latino voters in ’22
Roll Call | Aug. 18, 2021

Both parties are reassessing Latino voter outreach after Democrats were disappointed by GOP gains in competitive districts in 2020.

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Dallas Co Democrats to send care packages to those in Washington breaking quorum
KRLD News Radio | July 28, 2021

The Dallas County Democratic Party is preparing to send “care packages” to state lawmakers who have gone to Washington D.C. to prevent a quorum during the special session in Austin. More than 50 Democrats left Austin July 11.

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Democrats aren't worried about a GOP comeback in North Dallas
Texas Signal | July 6, 2021

There’s little doubt Texas Republicans are eyeing the seat of retiring Rep. John Turner, a two-term statehouse Democrat from the Dallas suburbs, as a potential 2022 midterm pickup.

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Kristy Noble elected to lead the Dallas County Democratic Party
Dallas News | June 3, 2021

Dallas businesswoman Kristy Noble has won election to serve out the remainder of Carol Donovan's term as chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party.