GOP leaders revolt against Abbott, ask court to void order extending early voting

GOP leaders revolt against Abbott, ask court to void order extending early voting

Launching an intraparty revolt against Gov. Greg Abbott, leading GOP politicians and activists on Wednesday asked the Texas Supreme Court to overturn the governor’s order that added six days of early voting for the November election.The extended voting period was a safety measure to limit crowding at polling places during the pandemic, but the Republican leaders said Abbott’s order violates state law and the Texas Constitution and must be struck down. […]
Source: Statesman