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Legislature in special session

The Texas Legislature convened in special session last week and GOP legislators introduced a fresh set of voting bills after Democrats blocked an earlier attempt during the regular session by walking out in May, preventing a quorum. HB3 and SB 1 don’t include some of the more controversial measures that were in the previous bill, such as restricting voting on Sundays. reported the new bills include new ID requirements for people voting by mail and banning local election officials from sending vote-bymail applications that have not been requested by the applicant. The measures also ban drivethrough voting and extended hours during ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331