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U.S. Appeals Court Denies Bid to Bolster Voting by Mail in Texas

On Thursday, A U.S. appeals court denied a bid by Texas Democrats bid to enable all state residents to vote by mail because of the coronavirus pandemic, ruling that the state’s law extending that right only to those over 65 was not unconstitutional age discrimination.A split three-judge panel of the 5th U.S.

Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court’s preliminary ruling that had needed the state to widen mail-in voting to every eligible voter.The Texas case is just one of the dozens of court challenges going across the whole country over whether to widen voting rights citing the situation of the pandemic.

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