Texas House poised to take up final vote on one of the most restrictive voting bills in the country
The far-reaching measure, which has the support of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, would make it harder to cast ballots by mail, empowers partisan poll watchers and would make it easier to overturn election results.
Dems walk, stop Texas GOP's sweeping voting restrictions
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats pulled off a dramatic, last-ditch walkout in the state House of Representatives on Sunday night to block passage of one of the most restrictive voting bills in the U.S., leaving Republicans with no choice but to abandon a midnight deadline and declare the legislative session essentially over.