Two lawsuits have been filed against the state over the GOP Priority Elections Bill passed this week, which awaits Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature. Both allege that it violates various federal laws and the US Constitution.
The sweeping bill, which passed the House and Senate on Tuesday, bans drive-thru and 24-hour voting, creates new requirements for assistants of voters with special needs, and grants better access to voting observers, among other provisions.
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