Texas Republicans Advance New Voting Restrictions

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Texas Republicans Advance New Voting Restrictions
The measures include bans on 24-hour polling places, ballot drop boxes and drive-through voting.
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Texas Republicans are moving ahead with bill that they say will make elections safer but the measures would make voting more difficult for many.

They include bans on 24-hour polling places, drop boxes and drive-through voting.

GOP lawmakers advanced bills yesterday and the first major vote on the legislation could come this week.

Democrats – who oppose the bills – may stage another walkout to prevent Republicans from being able to vote on the measures.

Texas Democrats did that in May to block the bills from going through.