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Lawyer who represented Trump in 2020 election challenge named Texas secretary of state

Finger Lakes Times 22 Oct 2021
Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed John Scott, a Fort Worth attorney, to serve as the top Texas election official ... Texas has been without a secretary of state since late May, when Ruth Hughs resigned from the post after she was not confirmed by the Senate ... He attended South Texas College of Law and graduated in 1988.
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Corsicana ISD Trustee elected Secretary of The Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members

Corsicana Daily Sun 22 Oct 2021
Corsicana School Board Trustee Barbara Kelley was recently elected as secretary of The Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members or TCBSBM. TCBSBM is a non-profit organization that speaks on behalf of quality education for African Americans in the state of Texas ... A Texas A&M ...
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One month since Biden officials vowed fast investigation into Texas horse patrol incident

Colorado Springs Gazette 22 Oct 2021
AUSTIN, TexasThe Department of Homeland Security has not produced results from an investigation into the conduct of horse-mounted Border Patrol agents in Texas one month after Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas promised a conclusion within days ....
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Greg Abbott is trying to make Texas into a pro-Trump dystopia

MSNBC 22 Oct 2021
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed as secretary of state John Scott, an attorney who briefly represented Donald Trump in one of his bogus election fraud lawsuits ... .
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Le Gasp! Biden Finally Embraces Changing The Filibuster

TPM 22 Oct 2021
Here We Go! ... Subscribe ... Texas Lt ... Lawyer From Trump Election Suit To Oversee Texas Elections. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday appointed a new secretary of state who will supervise the state’s election process ... He then withdrew from the case just three days later.Scott also defended Texas’ notorious voter ID law as deputy attorney general in 2014 ... .
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Gov. Abbott appoints new Texas Secretary of State

Jacksonville Progress 21 Oct 2021
Greg Abbott Thursday appointed John Scott as the Texas Secretary of State ... “John Scott is a proven leader with a passion for public service, and his decades of experience in election law and litigation make him the ideal choice for the Texas Secretary of State," Abbott said.
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New Texas secretary of state from Fort Worth was Trump lawyer in election challenge

Star Telegram 21 Oct 2021
A Fort Worth attorney has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott as Texas Secretary of State, filling a months long vacancy after Ruth Hughs resigned in May. John Scott, an ... .
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Abbott selects attorney John Scott to fill secretary of state vacancy

Henderson News 21 Oct 2021
The Texas secretary of state, which is appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate, is the state’s top election post, tasked with enforcing election laws and assisting local election officials ... choice for the Texas Secretary of State," Abbott said in a statement.
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Gov. Greg Abbott's pick for top Texas election post worked with Trump to fight 2020 results

Democratic Underground 21 Oct 2021
https.//www.texastribune.org/2021/10/21/john-scott-texas-secretary-state-elections-trump/ ... Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed John Scott — a Fort Worth attorney who briefly represented former President Donald Trump in a lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania — as Texas' new secretary of state.
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Gov. Greg Abbott’s pick for top Texas election post worked with Trump to fight 2020 results

Raw Story 21 Oct 2021
Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed John Scott — a Fort Worth attorney who briefly represented former President Donald Trump in a lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania — as Texas' new secretary of state ... Texas Secretary of State," Abbott said in a statement.
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Texas Gov. Abbott appoints new secretary of state who briefly represented Trump in PA election challenge

News-Press Now 21 Oct 2021
Greg Abbott announced Thursday his appointment of Scott, a Fort Worth attorney, to be the next Texas secretary of state ... "John Scott is a proven leader with a passion for public service, and his decades of experience in election law and litigation make him the ideal choice for the Texas Secretary of State," Abbott said in a statement.
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Texas Governor Appoints New Elections Chief Who Briefly Represented Trump In Election Challenge

CBS Sports 21 Oct 2021
AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — The man Governor Greg Abbott has appointed as Texas Secretary of State briefly represented former President Donald Trump in his legal challenge of the 2020 election results ... the ideal choice for the Texas Secretary of State,” Abbott said in a statement.
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Texas taps Trump's ex-counsel in vote-fraud case as top election official

Reuters 21 Oct 2021
Oct 21 (Reuters) - Texas ... John Scott, Abbott's appointee to be Texas' Secretary of State, briefly served as Trump's counsel in a November lawsuit that sought to block certification of Pennsylvania's election results ... The Texas Senate must confirm the appointment.
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Texas' new elections chief joined Trump's challenge in 2020

Times Union 21 Oct 2021
His appointment as secretary of state troubled ... In September, hours after Trump first prodded Abbott, the Texas secretary of state's office said it would audit four large counties — three of which were won by Democrats — but those efforts include standard post-election reviews.
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Texas’ new elections chief joined Trump’s challenge in 2020

Wtop 21 Oct 2021
His appointment as secretary of state ... In September, hours after Trump first prodded Abbott, the Texas secretary of state’s office said it would audit four large counties — three of which were won by Democrats — but those efforts include standard post-election reviews.
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