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<div class="hnews hentry item">[[File:f0.png]] '''<span class="url entry-title">[ 'Purity of the ballot box,' an echo of Jim Crow, stricken from Texas voting bill]</span>''' <span class="updated">May 7, 2021</span>, <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Cayla Harris</span>, <span class="org organization-name">Houston Chronicle</span></span>
<span class="entry-content">On Thursday night, and into the wee hours of Friday morning, the [[:Category:Texas|Texas]] House fiercely debated a series of voting restrictions championed by the state's [[:Category:Republican|Republican]] leaders.

Democrats have taken issue with nearly every facet of the bill, which supporters say would prevent ballot fraud and which critics contend would introduce new hardships to voting and disproportionately effect Texans of color.

But when state Rep. Rafael Anchía, a [[:Category:Dallas|Dallas]] Democrat, stood to ask questions of the bill's author, Rep. [[:Category:Briscoe Cain|Briscoe Cain]] of Deer Park, he zeroed in on the bill's purpose — stated, in part, to "preserve the purity of the ballot box."</span>
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