The New Paper

June 1, 2021

Texas House Democrats walkout to block voting bill

Texas House Democrats staged a walkout blocking the passage of a new voting-related bill on Sunday before a midnight deadline. Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) said he would order a special session to finish the legislation. The bill comes amid a push by several Republican-led states to enact stricter election laws.
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