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Holly Hart, 22, bottom, speaks during a Women's Wave protest, hosted by Bans Off Our Bodies Fort Worth,  on Saturday, Oct. 08, 2022 outside of the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth.
Texas 2022 Elections

Abortion rights supporters struggle to keep issue top of mind for Texas voters

Polling shows that a majority of voters in Texas oppose the state’s near-total ban on abortion, but they ranked the topic ninth on a list of most important issues facing the country.

Lee Gaudreau, 49, of Frisco, Texas, chants pro choice slogans while holding signage during a Women's Wave protest, hosted by Bans Off Our Bodies Fort Worth, on Saturday, Oct. 08, 2022 in downtown Fort Worth.

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No surge in new voter registrations

From left: Arianna Reyna, 17, and Alexus Gelacio, 21, carry signs while marching during a Women's Wave protest, hosted by Bans Off Our Bodies Fort Worth on Oct. 8, 2022 outside of the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth. Both young women registered to vote for the first time at the event.

A turnout election

Gwenn Burud, a Democrat running for Texas Senate District 9, speaks with other attendees of the WomenWin conference in Ft. Worth during a reception Saturday June 9, 2018.

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A pro choice supporter marches with signage during a Women's Wave protest, hosted by Bans Off Our Bodies Fort Worth,  on Saturday, Oct. 08, 2022 outside of the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth.

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