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Texas Senate takes another run at supposed election fraud, approving audits of 2020 results and tougher illegal voting penalties

The bills reflect GOP efforts to further tighten voting laws, and pressure from former President Donald Trump on Texas Republicans to help advance his baseless election fraud claims. They are not expected to go far in the House.

Harris County election workers process the MBB data cards which contain ballot results at the NRG Arena in Houston on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

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