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Republican bill tightening Texas election laws is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk

Senate Bill 1 rewrites Texas election laws to further restrict the voting-by-mail process and outlaw local voting initiatives meant to widen access, namely those pushed by Harris County that were disproportionately used by voters of color.

Day one of early voting in El Paso at the Sunland Park Mall indoor voting site on Oct. 13, 2020.

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