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In Texas, where 750 polling places have closed since 2012, voters wait in line for hours

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In Texas, where 750 polling places have closed since 2012, voters wait in line for hours
Some voters in Texas spent hours waiting in line at their local polling place on Super Tuesday, something that came as no surprise to those keeping an eye on the state's population growth. At Texas Southern University in Houston, a historically black university, voters waited for four hours to cast their ballots. Ari Berman, author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, tweeted, 'This is what voting in Texas looks like after Supreme Court gutted Voting Rights Act.' In the 2013 case of Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to give...
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