Court rejects Texas Democrats’ bid to extend mail-in balloting to younger voters

Court rejects Texas Democrats’ bid to extend mail-in balloting to younger voters

A Texas law denying mail-in ballots to most voters under age 65 does not violate the Constitution, even in the midst of a dangerous pandemic, a federal appeals court said Thursday evening.Ruling 2-1, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge by Texas Democrats, who argued that the age restriction on mail-in ballots ran afoul of the 26th Amendment.Ratified in 1971, the amendment […]
Source: Statesman