Could Voting by Mail in November Become an Act of Civil Disobedience?

Could Voting by Mail in November Become an Act of Civil Disobedience?

voting-by-mail-could-lead-to-prosecutionUnless the U.S. Supreme Court rules that Texans fearful of COVID-19 have the right to cast a ballot by mail, many voters in Texas will face a tough choice in the presidential election. They can risk exposure to the coronavirus by voting in person. Or they can commit an act of civil disobedience and face possible jail time by voting by mail. Under current state law, Texans are eligible to vote by mail for only four reasons: you are 65 years or older; you are out of your home county during early voting and on Election Day; you are in jail; or you have a disability. Voting rights groups and the Texas Democratic Party say that fear of contracting COVID-19 at the polls is covered…View Original Post

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