Activists, legislators and even corporations have expressed opposition to two bills being debated in the Texas legislature that could make it harder for voters to cast their ballots. After a record election turnout in the 2020 presidential election, Texas Republicans advanced House Bill 6 and Senate Bill 7, which would impose a number of restrictions, such as limiting early voting hours, banning 24-hour voting and drive-thru voting, while also allowing poll watchers to record voters at the polls if they believe a poll workers is illegally assisting a voter.

Austin activists come out against voter suppression bills