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  • August 20, 2021

Texas House of Representatives reaches quorum with return of Democrats after 38 days

Texas State Capitol in Austin. (CrackerClips / Getty Images) The Texas House of Representatives reached a quorum Thursday for the first time in 38 days after 57 Democrats traveled to Washington, DC, last month to boycott and delay Republican election legislation. Democrats fled the state last month, hoping to hide on Capitol Hill and fight…

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All about discounts. “I demand a recount!” everything was splattered … | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

“I demand a recount!” made headlines during the 2000 presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. 20 years later, President Trump and his administration demanded the same after Joe Biden’s official call as the nation’s president-elect. How often do the stories occur? Can they change the outcome of an election? Are the counting…

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Prepare Your Ballot With These Helpful Resources | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

I remember the first time I received a sample ballot in the mail. Tearing up the envelope, pages and brochures were spilled full of terms, candidates and proposals that I did not know much about. There was no way I could vote confidently without immersing myself in what could be hours of research. Luckily for…

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The summary of taking time off to vote | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

For the 2020 elections, 28 states require employers to allow time off for their employees to vote. Here’s a quick rundown to make sure your workplace isn’t stopping you from going to the polls this year. source: Dallas Legal Examiner Can I take time off to vote? Depending on your state, you may be allowed…

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How to combat voter repression. As Election Day Approaches, Cases Of… | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

As Election Day approaches, voter suppression cases are emerging across the country and most significantly in Texas: a key state on the battlefield. Mail-in ballots became a popular voting option due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fears of postal delays following the elimination of funds from the United States Postal Service led counties to establish secure…

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