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2024 Texas Elections

Analysis: It took me three tries to register to vote in Texas — and I’m an elections reporter

Moments after I became a naturalized citizen in 2023, I registered to vote. Here’s what happened next.

by Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Volunteers from the Alpha Advocacy Group helped register voters before an upcoming deadline outside the Alpha Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sept. 27, 2020.

Natalia Contreras poses for a photo holding her naturalization papers after her citizenship ceremony on May 19, 2023, at the US Citizenship and Naturalization Services field office in San Antonio, Texas.

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