Counties with largest minority population growth saw 2.5M new residents and 542 closures. Whiter areas had just 34
'The fact of the matter is that Texas is not a red state,' Antonio Arellano of the progressive Latino group Jolt told The Guardian. 'Texas is a nonvoting state.'
Some counties shuttered half or more of their polling locations.
McLennan County, which includes Waco, closed 44% of its polling places between 2012 and 2018 even as its population grew by more than 15,000 people, with more than two-thirds coming from black and Latino residents.