Austin, Texas (Reuters) – a Texas court of Appeals on Thursday maintains a lower court ruling that temporarily expands mail – in electors for any voter who fears for their health because of the epidemic.
The 14th Court of Appeals ruled in a division 2-1 decision that it would allow a lower court decision that fear of a contract that causes a qualified voter to vote by mail under state law.
The case was originally given by the Democratic Party of Texas, which is looking to expand the possibilities of voters to cast the ballot during the epidemic. In party Hoping to continue gaining ground on the Republican Party, who held a key on Texas politics for decades.
United States President Donald Trump has won the state with 9 percent points on Hillary Clinton in 2016.
But Democrats have gained in 2018 mid-term elections in the state and federal congressional levels, and are confident that if they can get more ballots than they will win more elections. The six Republican members of the United States representatives from Texas are retired and their seats are up for grabs in November.
Last month, Travis County judge Tim Sulak ruled that mail-in ballots should be allowed for voters who feared for their health in the epidemic.
Sulak ruled that any voter could use the ballot in the least through July’s primary elections. Voting by mail in Texas is allowed only if a citizen responds to specific disability guidelines that discourage them…