Federal appellate court dismisses drive-thru voting challenge as moot while its inventors in Harris County continue the extralegal practice.
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Senate Bill 7 now moves to the Texas House for consideration.
“We must do all we can to ensure election integrity and uniformity among all counties during the voting process.”
“Unless we fight for good, clear, honest, fair election processes, and do so consistently, we have only ourselves to blame for this mess.”
Attorney General Ken Paxton reminded local election administrators that Texas Election Code “makes no provision for ‘drive-thru’ voting centers at which any voter may cast a ballot from his or her vehicle regardless of physical condition.”
The ruling comes after the Court issued a temporary stay several weeks ago, which had already effectively put a halt to the plan.
Citizen poll watchers complained this week they were being denied access to in-person mail ballot drop-off locations.
Two affidavits claim a massive illegal mail-ballot harvesting operation, led by “elite” Democrat officials, is being prepared for Texas’ most populous county.
The state’s highest civil court has issued a stay in response to legal action filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton challenging the unsolicited mailing of ballot applications.
The former Speaker of the Texas House is siding with Democrats in the fight to expand mail-in voting.