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Texas lawmakers strike deal to raise the punishment for illegal voting to a felony

The legislation was a priority for Republican leadership. But it does not include a key provision supported by the Senate that would have allowed prosecutors to charge a voter who’d unintentionally cast an illegal ballot.

By Jessica Huseman, Votebeat
People cast their ballots at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center in Houston on Nov. 8, 2022.

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