Federal appeals court puts mail-in voting on hold in Texas

Federal appeals court puts mail-in voting on hold in Texas

A federal appeals court on Wednesday issued an administrative stay, temporarily blocking an order from a lower court a day earlier that allowed all Texas voters to apply to vote by mail during the coronavirus outbreak.The decision from a three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals was made at the request of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton after a federal judge in San Antonio ordered that the state expand its mail-in ballot provisions due to the virus. […]
Source: Statesman

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