Houston in Action is working to protect Texans' access to the ballot box. Some Texas lawmakers want to use the legislative session going on RIGHT NOW to restrict voter access. If successful, their efforts will make voting harder for working people, people with disabilities, people who count on voting by mail to cast their ballot, and people who live in Harris County, where some of the largest voting centers in the country would be banned.
They want to scare civil servants, tireless poll workers, people who register voters, and election workers with threats of fines, and even jail time if they make a mistake.
Some of the bills moving through the Texas Capitol include:
Texas is already one of the hardest states to vote in in the country. All legislators should expand access, not restrict it. Legislation under consideration by our state lawmakers are a threat to our democracy, an embarrassment, and take us back in time that history has not judged well.
Share this message with your House representative and Senator - find your representative here or use this patch-thru link (available in English and Spanish) to reach your House Rep. via Texas Organizing Project
Share this message with members of the House Calendars Committee
Share this message with Governor Greg Abbott at (512) 463-2000