PHOTOS: This is what the end of Texas’ Sen. Carol Alvarado’s filibuster looked like

Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado ended her 15-hour filibuster against Senate Bill 1, the GOP’s priority bill that would place new restrictions on voting that many opponents say would disproportionately suppress ballots from voters of color and disabled voters.
Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado ended her 15-hour filibuster against Senate Bill 1, the GOP’s priority bill that would place new restrictions on voting that many opponents say would disproportionately suppress ballots from voters of color and disabled voters.

HOUSTON – Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado ended her 15-hour filibuster against Senate Bill 1, the GOP’s priority bill that would place new restrictions on voting that many opponents say would disproportionately suppress ballots from voters of color and disabled voters.

Here’s a look at the scene just before 9 a.m. Thursday:

Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado on Aug. 12, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado on Aug. 12, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
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About the Authors:

Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, social media news and local crime.

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.