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Conservatives to Abbott: Make Election Integrity a Priority

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On Friday, conservative leaders called on Governor Greg Abbott to make election integrity an emergency item this legislative session.

Abbott will deliver his State of the State address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. While Abbott is expected to continue his push for property tax relief and reforming school finance, it’s unclear if any other items will be added to the call.

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Governor Abbott Unphased by Liberal Media

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Yesterday, during a press conference on property tax reform, Governor Greg Abbott was pestered by the media on the Secretary of State’s recent list maintenance activity.

Last week the SoS announced it was working with counties to identify potential non-citizen voters on Texas voter rolls.

Abbott quickly addressed the reporter’s line of questioning and continued the press conference. This is the correct approach.

Many in the left-wing aligned Texas media are working overtime to stop a clean up of Texas voter rolls. Much reporting lacks context, competing viewpoints or compelling content.

It’s not really reporting, it’s advocacy.

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Pelosi Messing With Texas?

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In a media advisory released this afternoon, the Committee on House Administration announced a “listening session” on voting rights and elections to be held in Brownsville, TX.

This Democrat-controlled U.S. Congressional delegation descends on Texas next week.

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Direct Action Texas Statement on House Election Committee

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This morning Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced committee assignments for the 86th legislative session. With a keen interest in election integrity, we applaud his selection to head the House Election Committee.

Representative Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth) has been tapped to chair the committee while Philip Cortez (D-San Antonio) will serve as Vice Chair.

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Get Rid of Voter ID in TX?

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Last week it was widely reported that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional Democrats, freshly endued with power, proposed sweeping changes to our electoral system.

Texans need to be aware of troubling so-called progressive election law reforms trending nationally and being proposed in Texas.

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