“We have to do what the governor and the secretary of state say,” said Lee Parsley, an election judge at one Houston polling site, speaking through a white mask and behind a facial shield. By the early afternoon, no one in the largely Democratic area had arrived unmasked, he said.

Turnout was expected in any case to be low in the election, a primary runoff that included a heated race between Democrats to take on Senator John Cornyn. Voters have two weeks to cast their ballots early, a…

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