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Texas Says Voter Fraud May Be Happening, But Is It?

The office of the Texas Secretary of State David Whitley recently flagged about 95,000 registered voters for citizenship checks.

This August 25, 2018, photo shows a voting sign in Harris County regarding the election on the county’s bond for flood prevention and mitigation projects.

The office of the Texas Secretary of State David Whitley recently flagged about 95,000 registered voters for citizenship checks. However, in Harris County, the number of people on that initial list has since dropped by thousands.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), a historic civil and voting rights group, is crying foul and has filed litigation against the state of Texas.

Party Politics co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus separate fact from fiction, discuss the politics of voter fraud and what this newest claim may mean for the Legislative session.

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