Prairie View Campus Gets Long-Awaited Voting Location

Students at Prairie View A&M University, the state’s oldest historically black public college, have fought for decades to persuade Waller County to allow a polling place on the campus. Now an unlikely coalition has succeeded, by cobbling together a compromise in time for the November election.

“I’m glad with how things worked out,” George C. Wright, the university’s president, said Thursday. “I find it a little frustrating, though, that our students have had to work so long on something like this.”

Waller County commissioners voted on Wednesday to hold Election Day voting at the Memorial Student Center on ...

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