Texas voter purge came amid push in 8 states carried by Trump

Houston Chronicle

In Texas, an even broader bill described by sponsors as an election security measure died before the legislative session ended amid contentions that it would criminalize poll workers and pose a host of voting impediments. “It used to be the case that legislatures could sleepily introduce these amendments that chip away at the right to vote and it didn’t get a lot of attention. That isn’t the case anymore,” said Danielle Lang, co-director of the Washington-based Campaign Legal Center.

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