This Week in Texas: How Senate Bill 1750 will impact Harris County elections

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Sunday, August 27, 2023
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On Sept. 1, Senate Bill 1750 will become law after a months-long battle, ABC13 has the latest on how this will affect Harris County on a new episode of This Week in Texas streaming now.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- In an all-new episode of This Week in Texas, we have the latest on Senate Bill 1750, which will officially be put into law on Sept. 1.

This bill is set to alter control of the elections in Harris County once it goes into effect.

It will transfer Harris County election supervision from an appointed administrator to the county clerk and county tax assessor-collector.

RELATED: Harris Co. election administrator is jobless after TX Supreme Court rules Senate Bill 1750 into law

In a previous report done by ABC13, the law will apply to counties with 3.5 million people, and Harris County is the only one that falls under the guidelines.

We also sit down with two Democrats seeking the nomination for the US Senate in 2024 and visit with Congressman Dan Crenshaw about a Drug Cartel Task Force he leads from Capitol Hill.

RELATED: Officials fight Texas law that will only ever apply to Harris County elections, attorneys say

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