Texas Republican House Speaker Dade Phelan strikes his gavel as the House votes on an amendment to election bill SB1 on Thursday. The legislation easily passed in the GOP-led chamber.
People arrive to drop off mail-in ballots or vote in person at an early voting location in Phoenix on Oct. 16, 2020. Republicans in Arizona are weighing measures to make the state's voting rules more restrictive.
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Julia Letlow has won a special election to fill the Louisiana congressional seat left vacant when her husband, Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, died of COVID-19 complications before he could be sworn into office.