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Justice Department sues Texas over new voting law, targeting restrictions on mail-in ballots and voter assistance

The elderly, voters with disabilities and voters with limited English proficiency risk disenfranchisement under sweeping legislation Texas Republicans pushed through earlier this year, the justice department argues in its legal challenge to Senate Bill 1.

Ballot by mail clerk Jim Ragland organized ballot packages at the Travis County Elections Division in Austin in 2014.

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