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Texas 2020 Elections

“It’s like they’re frightened to talk to me”: Texas campaign workers of color face harassment, discrimination in the field

Many campaign workers of color in the state can recount harrowing experiences of block walking in predominantly white neighborhoods — a situation that could become increasingly common as some of those communities draw more competition in 2020.

Arash Farasat facilitated a meeting at Half Price Books on June 16, 2019 for United Professional Organizers, a group pushing…

Texas 2020 Elections

The last day to register to vote in Texas is Oct. 5. The last day to request a ballot to vote by mail is Oct. 23. Early voting starts on Oct. 13 and ends Oct. 30. Learn more about voting by mail, check out our guide on voting during the pandemic and bookmark your Texas ballot.

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“I’m a peaceful guy, and it doesn’t feel good to have people be afraid of me.”

— Arash Farasat, campaign worker

Preparing for the unexpected

Arash Farasat facilitated a meeting at a book store in Dallas on June 16, 2019 for United Professional Organizers, a group p…

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