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Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally: 'Vote them out'

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Posted at 11:20 PM, Jul 31, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas — Hundreds of people packed the steps of the Texas Capitol at a protest rally to make the end of a four-day march in support of voting rights.

Country music legend Willie Nelson led spectators in singing “vote them out.”

The march, which began Wednesday, was led in part by Beto O’Rourke, the former Democratic congressman and presidential candidate.

Earlier this week, O’Rourke and marchers shut down the frontage road of Interstate 35 during the morning rush hour, funneled between restaurants and cut a path from red statehouse districts to blue ones.

The rally culminated in a concert by Texas country singer Willie Nelson.