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GOP Rep. Slammed for Hypocrisy After Sending Unsolicited Mail Ballot Applications to Constituents
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Once considered the future of the Republican party, Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw is facing criticism from all sides of the aisle—especially for hypocrisy.

For one example, after criticizing far-right members of the House Freedom Caucus for being "performance artists," Crenshaw released yet another action movie style campaign ad.

Now, Crenshaw is under fire yet again for a recent measure by his campaign.

The Texas voter suppression law signed into law by Republican governor Greg Abbott last year included a host of measures designed to limit access to the ballot box. One such measure was banning local election officials from sending unsolicited mail-in ballot applications, with proponents of the bill citing "election security" in an embrace of former President Donald Trump's lies that the centuries old institution of voting by mail is rife with fraud.

But the law makes an exception that allows political candidates to send mail-in ballot applications unsolicited to their constituents.

Crenshaw recently took advantage of that exception, according to a report from the Texas Tribune, by sending these applications to voters in his district above the age of 60.

The mailer read:

"Your Application for Ballot by Mail is enclosed! Simply sign, stamp, and mail. The county will then mail a ballot to your home for you to fill out and return. And when you do, be sure to vote FOR Dan Crenshaw."

This is despite the Congressman repeatedly demonizing the institution of mail-in voting.

People didn't hesitate to call him out.

Crenshaw continues to falsely insist that voter suppression is not happening in the United States.