Federal appellate court dismisses drive-thru voting challenge as moot while its inventors in Harris County continue the extralegal practice.
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A swapped-out version of Senate Bill 1 is scheduled for a vote by the full House on Thursday.
Senate Bill 7 now moves to the Texas House for consideration.
Lawmakers have filed bills to prohibit private money from being injected into local government election offices.
“The most important thing you can do for election integrity is stop private funding of elections.”
Lawmakers are expected to address unresolved legal issues surrounding Texas election rules during the upcoming legislative session.
“Unless we fight for good, clear, honest, fair election processes, and do so consistently, we have only ourselves to blame for this mess.”
“I do not believe my vote was properly processed in accordance with the law.”
Despite being populated entirely by Republican justices, the state’s highest civil court sided with Democrats and refused to stop the practice.
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.”