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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas Republicans have blocked voter access legislation for years. The pandemic may change that.

More than 60 election-related bills have been filed in the House and Senate in the three weeks since the election. About half of them are aimed at increasing voter access, which lawmakers said became a more urgent issue during the pandemic.

Election workers assist voters with their mail-in ballots at the Harris County ballot drop-off site at NRG Stadium in Houston on Oct. 28, 2020.

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