After a nearly 24-hour hearing, a House committee advanced the special session’s key election legislation, a provision of which would prevent counties from offering 24-hour voting opportunities.

House Bill 3 by Rep. Andrew Murr (R-Junction) passed out of the Select Committee on Constitutional Rights & Remedies on a party-line vote around 7:30 a.m. today (Sunday). The hearing convened at 8 a.m. Saturday, but public testimony on this bill did not begin until after 1 a.m. Sunday.

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