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Texas Legislature 2021

After drastic changes made behind closed doors, and an overnight debate, Texas Senate approves voting bill

Senate Bill 7 includes provisions to limit early voting hours, curtail local voting options and further tighten voting by mail. The upper chamber suspended its own rules to approve it after debating it for hours overnight.

Voting signs at Dan Ruiz Branch Library in Austin on Election Day. Nov. 3, 2020.

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Politics State government Bryan Hughes Dan Patrick Texas Senate