Federal Appeals Court Rules Pandemic No Reason to Force All Texans to Vote by Mail

Article publisher: 
Epoch Times
Article date: 
9 June 2020
Article category: 
National News
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The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously slapped down a federal judge’s ruling forcing Texas to allow all its residents to vote by mail on the theory that doing so would prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, indicated he was satisfied with the decision.
“Allowing universal mail-in ballots, which are particularly vulnerable to fraud, would only lead to greater election fraud and disenfranchise lawful voters,” Paxton said in a statement to the media. “The unanimous Fifth Circuit ruling puts a stop to this blatant violation of Texas law.”...