Department of Public Safety

Sen. Bettencourt & Rep. Swanson refiled SB 220 & HB 549 in response to election improprieties

Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston)

Voter irregularities in Harris County are jeopardizing public trust in elections and needs to be fixed! Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) refiled Senate Bill 220 yesterday in response to the serious improprieties reported to Texas’ Secretary of State (SOS) concerning Harris County’s election administration during the November 8th election. SB 220 will allow the SOS to appoint Election Marshals from the Department of Public Safety who will be able to be dispatched to investigate potential voting violations as they […]