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Texas Senate passes bill to make illegal voting a felony again

The priority bill, backed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, reverses a change the Legislature made two years ago during an omnibus voting bill that made illegal voting a misdemeanor.

By Pooja Salhotra, The Texas Tribune, and Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Voters line up outside of the Hays County Independent School District Arnold Transportation Building voting center to cast their vote in the Texas General Elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in Kyle.

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