Texas SOS pushes back against widespread disinformation about voter registration

(The Center Square) – The Secretary of State and a voter registration expert in Texas have refuted widespread disinformation spread by YouTubers and anonymous social media accounts this week.

An anonymous account on X, formerly known as Twitter, claimed, “the number of voters registering without a photo ID is skyrocketing in three key swing states: Arizona, Texas and Pennsylvania.” It also claimed that since January 2024, over 1.2 million people registered to vote in Texas without photo IDs.

Individuals unaffiliated with any organization posted videos from what appears to be their bedrooms or their front porches on TikTok, X and other social media channels claiming over 227,000, people registered to vote in Texas without an ID. One claimed, “Breaking News: you can both register to vote and vote in Texas without an ID” and that 277,000 new voters registered without an ID in Texas in one week.

Responding to the misinformation,
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