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From: 8645 (RedBV) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-10 12:07 AM 
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https://www.texastribune.org/2020/10/09/texas-ballot-drop-off-locations/?fbclid=IwAR0W6rTl-MNDKyrUdiZaW9DUItyfX8Filr6LRy1Nm1MQNF8xwNMPEztunNk

A federal judge ruled Friday that Texas counties can have multiple drop-off locations for absentee ballots heading into the Nov. 3 general election, blocking the enforcement of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent order that sought to limit counties to just one such location.

Saying Abbott's order confused voters and restricted voter access, U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman granted an injunction late Friday barring its enforcement. With an unprecedented number of Texas voters requesting mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic, and concerns about the reliability of the U.S. Postal Service, some large, Democratic counties had set up numerous locations to accept the ballots before Abbott's order.

“By limiting ballot return centers to one per county,” Pitman wrote, “older and disabled voters living in Texas's largest and most populous counties must travel further distances to more crowded ballot return centers where they would be at an increased risk of being infected by the coronavirus in order to exercise their right to vote and have it counted.” ...

 

 
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From: Spellbound (Grammarian2) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-19 1:52 AM 
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"The next time I tell you that nobody from Texas should ever be president, please pay attention!" --Molly Ivins

 
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From: 8645 (RedBV) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-19 2:22 AM 
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LOL . . .

 

 
From: Katana (ferdaig)Oct-19 2:22 PM 
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NO one from Texas should be governor of Texas. 

 

 
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From: Spellbound (Grammarian2) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-19 3:17 PM 
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Truer words were never posted!

 

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