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Texas conservatives want to end countywide voting. The costs could be high.

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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A long-running conservative push to get rid of countywide polling places is winning growing interest from state lawmakers, as well as a spot on the state Republican party’s list of legislative priorities for next year.

But election officials are warning that if legislators scrap the state’s countywide voting program, they will struggle to pull off the changes that would be required — beginning with increasing their numbers of polling places. That means paying for hard-to-find additional locations, recruiting and paying workers to staff them and obtaining more voting equipment.

Election officials also...

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https://www.texastribune.org/2024/06/12/texas-county-wide-voting/

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