A restrictive voting bill in Texas that was on the verge of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk failed to pass Sunday night after Democrats walked out of the House chamber before a midnight deadline.
Gov. Greg Abbott talks about the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at a UPS Distribution Center in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Mandatory Credit: Jay Janner-USA TODAY NETWORK
Abbott swiftly said he would call a special session to try passing a voting bill again but did not say when.