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James Talarico

Representative, District 52


We need to address voter suppression and gerrymandering. Voter ID laws are the newest attempt in a long history of voter suppression efforts. I oppose any effort to make voting more difficult, including reducing early voting periods and limiting the approved forms of valid ID. I support making voting as accessible as possible, including online registration and making election day a holiday.  In addition, electoral lines need to be drawn independently. The only way to do this is with a non-partisan commission, tasked with creating fair districts that no longer disenfranchise Texans.