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Forging ahead, Texas Senate committee again passes voting restrictions bill

Senate Bill 1 is nearly identical to legislation considered in the first special session, containing many of the provisions that have spawned a monthslong game of legislative brinkmanship with House Democrats, who continue to deny Republicans the quorum needed to enact the bill.

A poll worker gave a thumbs up in one of the drive-through lanes at NRG Stadium in Houston during the first day of early voting on Oct. 13, 2020.

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