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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Castro Statement on Texas Voter ID Law Ruling

Apr 10, 2017
Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after a U.S. District Judge ruled that Texas’ voter-identification law was enacted with the intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters:
“A federal court has reaffirmed that the Texas Legislature passed our state’s voter ID law with the intent to discriminate. Texans will continue to be disenfranchised until this law is permanently repealed.”