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Zaffirini casts 65,000th consecutive vote

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An unparalleled record among legislators nationwide

As the Texas Senate considered its Local and Uncontested Calendar Monday (April 19) morning, Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, cast her 65,000th consecutive vote, a record unmatched among legislators not only in Texas, but also nationwide. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick recognized Senator Zaffirini’s “unbelievable” achievement in the Senate Chamber Tuesday (April 20) and presented her with a personalized gavel to memorialize […]


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