Express News: Texas has closed more polling places than any other state, report shows

Hundreds of polling places have closed across the state as Texas leads the nation in what civil rights advocates call one of the most pernicious tactics aimed at keeping minority voters from casting ballots.
Texas has shuttered 750 polling places since 2012, the vast majority coming after the Supreme Court in 2013 ruled states like it —with a history of racial discrimination — no longer had to get preapproval from the federal government to pass new voting laws or make changes to the election process, according to a report released Tuesday by the Leadership Conference Education Fund.

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Publish Date: September 10, 2019 

Author: Hector Saldana

Source: San Antonio Express News

Thank you, for the encouragement and support, especially throughout these recent weeks. The low turnout does signal how much work remains to ensure Democratic victories in the General Election in November.

There are no unimportant elections and no unimportant races. From the courthouse to the statehouse to the Congress, I will be working for Democratic victories.

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