Judge orders Texas to change way mail-in ballots are rejected

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge ordered Texas officials to change the way mail-in ballots are rejected for signature violations, ruling that the current process violates the Constitution because voters are not given an adequate chance to correct problems.U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia gave the Texas secretary of state 10 days to change the process to ensure that the right to vote is protected for those who choose to cast ballots by mail.“Those rights are vitally important to a functioning democracy,” Garcia wrote.In the midst of a pandemic, election officials are bracing for the unpreceden…

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