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LWV of South Central Texas

Community Leaders

Janis Richardson, President
Breana Kristek, Vice President
Judi Hewett, Membership Chair

League ID

TX167

Phone

(361) 772-3228

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.