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The Texas Tribune-ProPublica Investigative Unit

Churches’ role in Abilene election prompts calls for investigations

West Texas voters rejected three conservative Christian candidates who sought to infuse religious values into local politics. The campaign support the candidates received from local churches has prompted calls for state and federal probes.

Campign signs outside of the 11th & Willis  St. Church of Christ in Abiele, Texas, on May 6.

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