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LWV Of Hays County

Community Leaders

Teresa Carbajal-Ravet, President
Laurel A. O'Donnell, Vice President

League ID

TX148

Stories from Around the State

How Texas Advocates Mitigated the Attack on Voting Rights

In early September 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed Senate Bill 1 (SB1) into law. This anti-voter legislation makes it virtually impossible for certain voters to cast their ballots. 

Yet shockingly, the situation was almost worse. If not for pro-voter advocacy by the Texas League and other voting rights allies, even more restrictive policies might have been enacted, further disempowering Texans and degrading the promise of democracy.