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Texas Voting Rights

State lawyers defend handling of Texas voter citizenship review, suggest some county officials broke the law

An assistant attorney general said counties should have reviewed their lists of flagged voters to determine whether they had reason to believe the voters were ineligible before requiring them to prove their citizenship.

Early voters line up to cast their ballot at the LBJ Student Center at Texas State University in San Marcos on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.

Texas Voting Rights

Whether it’s a botched voter citizenship review, legal battles over how the state draws its political maps, or the efforts to remove barriers to casting ballots, voting rights issues are the source of constant debate in Texas. Read The Texas Tribune’s comprehensive coverage of voting rights issues and tell us if you’ve encountered problems while trying to vote in Texas.

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