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"It's Worth It": The Last Person In Line At Texas Southern University Waited 6 Hours To Vote On Super Tuesday

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Texas leads the way in voter suppression | Reese's Final Thought Hundreds of Texans, mostly black and Latino, spent hours in lines waiting to vote on Super Tuesday.
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Hervis Rogers works two jobs, arrived at the polls just before 7, waited 6 hours,gain ed national attention through his tenacity, refusing to leave, the last person to cast a ballot in the Texas when he did so around 1 a.m.  “It is insane, but it’s worth it,” Rogers said while waiting in line. “I wouldn’t feel right if I didn’t vote. So I said, ‘I’m going to take a stand and vote. ” Rogers said he had been to 2 other packed locations nearby. He had work at 6 a.m. Wednesday, thought about just turning around to go home, but he decided to stick it out. More than 5 hours later, still in line.

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