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RECAP: HOUSE REPUBLICANS PASS PRIORITY ELECTION INTEGRITY BILLS

Texans have voiced many concerns over the security of our elections and the legislature has responded with several bills to restore integrity to the process. Take a look at the bills that have cleared the House in an effort to restore trust in the process:


#HB6/#SB7 by state Rep. Briscoe Cain, the Election Integrity Protection Act of 2021, will make it easier for Texas citizens to vote, while making it harder for bad actors to cheat. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=SB7


#HB574 by state Rep. Greg Bonnen increases the penalties for conducting fraudulent activity in elections. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB574


#HB1128 by state Rep. Jacey Jetton specifies which individuals may be lawfully present in a polling places and other areas where election activities are taking place. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1128


#HB1264 by state Rep. Keith Bell makes changes to the process of removing deceased persons from voter rolls more efficient. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1264


#HB2339 by state Rep. Stephanie Klick ensures that the appropriate election authorities are notified when a person is excused from jury duty due to them no longer being a citizen or a resident of this country. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB2339


For more on Republican victories in the Texas House this session, click on the article links below.