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Texas Voting Rights

Gov. Greg Abbott blames DPS for voter roll snafu. But the story behind the citizenship review is complicated.

A miscommunication and an ignored warning led to the questioning of thousands of citizens' voting rights.

Governor Greg Abbott in the Governor’s mansion. Jan. 8, 2019.

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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DPS warning

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