Texas voters pass statewide COVID-inspired measures



The COVID-19 pandemic led to a pair of statewide constitutional amendments that passed Tuesday.

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Between the lines: Proposition 3, which was approved 63% to 37%, bars governments from taking any action that “prohibits or limits religious services.”

Proposition 6, which was approved 88% to 12%, gives residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities the right to designate an “essential caregiver” who could not, under most circumstances, be barred from in-person visits.

Early voting results suggested both amendments would pass.

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