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‘Texans Want School Choice’: Abbott Declares Victory after Ousting Anti-Voucher GOP Incumbents in Heated Primaries

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2024
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Texas governor Greg Abbott now has enough votes in the state house to advance his ambitious school-choice agenda, after six Republican incumbents who were vocally opposed to school vouchers lost their primary runoff elections on Tuesday.

“While we did not win every race we fought in, the overall message from this year’s primaries is clear: Texans want school choice,” Abbott said. “Opponents can no loner ignore the will of the people.”

The governor’s electoral crusade for school choice came to a head this week, as eleven out of the 15...

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