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2023 Session Recap

Texas is set to improve in-person and mail-in voting for people with disabilities

Voters with disabilities have been pushing for more accessibility for years. This legislative session two bills gained bipartisan support.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Chase Bearden, 45, of Harlingen, the deputy executive director of The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, poses for a portrait in his office in Austin on June 8, 2023. “Disability doesn’t discriminate,” Bearden said. “We want everybody to be able to vote independently.”

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