On Voting Reforms, Comply With Illinois, No Longer Texas

If Texas really cared about integrity, it would invest in educating the public about how to get the free identification that it now offers as one option.
Democrats lost seats in the State Legislature, even though the new voters were more racially diverse than previously registered voters.
But even though an estimated 600,000 registered Texas voters lack that ID, the state issued only 869 free IDs between 2013 and 2017, according to a report by ProPublica.
)The voter-ID law is one of several recent cases in which federal courts have found that Texas is discriminating against minorities in voting.
Consider Texas, which is pushing relentlessly in the opposite direction of Illinois.

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