Many states are planning on drastically different elections this year. Mail-in ballots could become a big game-changer.
Rejecting claims raised by state Democrats, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the coronavirus does not entitle voters to a mail-in ballot under state law.
Texas election law limits mail-in ballots to specific categories of voters, such as those with a disability that prevents them from safely traveling to a polling place.
Backing arguments made by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the state’s highest civil court said the law’s definition of disability applies to a "sickness or physical condition," not a generalized fear of contracting a deadly disease.
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