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Texas Republican leaders want to improve elections in the state’s largest county. Their solution could backfire.

Unless a judge intervenes, Harris County is expected to dissolve its elections administration office later this year. The duties of running elections will once again be split between the county’s tax assessor and clerk.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Harris County Election Administrator Clifford Tatum speaks to the media on Nov. 8, 2022, at Harris County’s central count center at NRG Arena in Houston.

How the law could impact Harris County elections

A history of problems

An unclear future

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