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Before the legislation is even signed, Texas’ new voting rules are challenged in two federal lawsuits

Harris County joined a coalition of community and advocacy groups filing lawsuits over Senate Bill 1, arguing the far-reaching rewrite of Texas voting laws violates the U.S. Constitution and numerous federal laws and will suppress voters.

A voter leaves the early voting site at the Archer Courthouse Annex in Archer on Oct. 28, 2020.
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