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Texas 2020 Elections

A week before the election, Texas National Guard prepares to deploy troops to cities

A spokesperson for the Guard said the deployment is not related to the election and troops would not be stationed at polling places. Mayors in two cities say they weren't advised of the deployment.

Texas National Guard troops at the State Capitol during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Austin on June 19, 2020.

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