Texas Governor Signs New GOP Voting Restrictions into Law
Democrats spent months protesting what they say are efforts to weaken minority turnout and preserve the GOP's eroding dominance.
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TYLER, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an elections overhaul into law Tuesday that adds more voting restrictions in the booming state, after Democrats spent months protesting what they say are efforts to weaken minority turnout and preserve the GOP’s eroding dominance. Abbott signed the sweeping changes during a ceremony in the East Texas city of Tyler, where the surrounding county went for former President Donald Trump by a more than 2-to-1…