State Senate unanimously passes Kolkhorst’s Election Integrity Bill April 21, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints AUSTIN - The Texas Senate has unanimously passed SB 598 by Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) to require a voter-verifiable paper audit trail for all elections systems. The bill also prohibits any voting system from being connected to the internet and includes a risk limiting audit to ensure the accuracy ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!