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Texas AG asks court to block mail-in voting over virus fears

Seattle Times Wednesday, 13 May 2020
DALLAS (AP) — Texas’ Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state’s high court to order local election officials to reject vote-by-mail applications that cite concerns about catching the coronavirus. Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned the state Supreme Court after officials in some predominantly Democratic areas approved measures that would allow voters to claim a […]
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News video: Texas AG: Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In Ballots

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As the pandemic continues, Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging the Supreme Court of Texas to order local election officials to follow laws concerning mail-in ballots. Katie Johnston reports.

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