Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2021

Texas Republicans begin pursuing new voting restrictions as they work to protect their hold on power

Democrats moved to delay committee hearings that were set for today on the first major bill in a push by Republican lawmakers to further tighten the state's already restrictive voting rules and raise new barriers for some voters.

Voters stand in line at Highland Hills Library to cast their ballots on Election Day in Dallas. Nov. 3, 2020.

Informed voters, strong democracy with your help

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Demographics Politics Greg Abbott Texas Legislature