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Arrest Throws Texas Voter Registration Dispute Into Further Confusion

A campaign staffer for a Texas Democratic congressional candidate was briefly arrested at the Waller County Courthouse after delivering a letter demanding that the county address problems with the voter registration status of students at Prairie View A&M, a local, historically black university.

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