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After Texas and other states passed new voting restrictions, federal bills could expand ballot access. Here’s what you need to know.

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote this week on the Freedom to Vote Act, which would supersede some of Texas’ new elections law.

A polling location in the Performing Arts Center at Texas State University in San Marcos during early voting on Oct. 19, 2020.

What does Texas’ new voting law do?

How would the Freedom to Vote Act impact Texas voting laws? 

How would the Freedom to Vote Act impact redistricting in Texas?

In Washington, D.C., Democrats are pushing for multiple election bills

What’s the likelihood the federal bills will pass?

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