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Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions nears

The extent to which Republicans’ proposed voting restrictions might affect voters of color has received much attention, but Texans with disabilities also face the prospect of new barriers to the ballot box.

From left: Louise Calvillo and Charolette Connelly, members of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans (TARA), hold a variety of signs as they protest against voter suppression outside of the office of State Rep. Angie Chen Button, R-Richardson, in Richardson on June 24, 2021.
Nancy C. had to travel on a bus to a polling location in North Austin to cast her ballot in 2020.

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