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New Citizens In Texas Could Be Key To Outcome On Election Day

Richard Carranza, Houston ISD Superintendent, a recent arrival from California, registers as a Texas voter alongside students at Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center. Mike Sullivan, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector, looks on. (Andrew Schneider/Houston Public Media)
Richard Carranza, Houston ISD Superintendent, a recent arrival from California, registers as a Texas voter alongside students at Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center. Mike Sullivan, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector, looks on. (Andrew Schneider/Houston Public Media)

A record 15.1 million Texans are registered to vote in the November election. And a large number of them are Latinos, who have recently become citizens. But will they come out and cast ballots?

Andrew Schneider from Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media reports.

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Andrew Schneider, politics and government reporter at Houston Public Media. He tweets @ASchneider_HPM.

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