Texas GOP Chair Allen West Champions Election Bills As Opponents Increase Efforts Against Them

Election Reform

Texas GOP Chair Allen West Champions Election Bills As Opponents Increase Efforts Against Them

Civil rights and community organizations and prominent Texas Democrats are increasing their campaign against two controversial Texas election bills — Senate Bill 7 and House Bill 6.

During a rally in Dallas Thursday against the legislation, Jane Hamilton with the Barbara Jordan Leadership Institute said, “Texas has a very long history of voter discrimination against voters of color.”

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Article: Debate Intensifying Over Proposed Texas Election Law Bills

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Debate Intensifying Over Proposed Texas Election Law Bills

ormer El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, along with civil rights groups, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick held competing news conferences Tuesday as the debate over proposed Texas election law bills intensifies.

The Republican lieutenant governor said he wanted to set the record straight. “SB 7 is about voter security, not about suppression. I’m tired of the lies.”

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