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Uvalde residents vote for Abbott over O'Rourke in Texas gubernatorial race, months after school shooting

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Voters in Uvalde re-elected a county commissioner who was the acting city police chief during the May 24 massacre. Gov. Greg Abbott did not call a special session to tighten gun laws. Republican lawmakers shied away from discussing a ban on assault weapons. Instead, elected leaders steered the conversation toward school safety.
Published 3 months ago · Uvalde, United States

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