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Texas Voting Rights

Did you register to vote in Texas before the deadline but can’t confirm it online? Here’s why.

Election officials who often receive thousands of voter registration cards just before elections must manually enter each new voter’s information into their database — a time-consuming process that often leads to massive backlogs.

Voters lined up at the Austin Community College Highland Campus in Austin for the first day of early voting on Oct. 24, 2016.

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