Judges deal Texans more confusion about voting by mail

Mail-in ballot application. Photo credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

If you were looking for voting-by-mail advice from the Texas Supreme Court, you're out of luck. The court ruled that the pandemic is no reason to expand voting by mail, but also that election officials don't have to check voter claims of disability.

The swarm of Texas politicians snarling at one another about how to run elections turned into a lawsuit — bringing hope, maybe, that some panel of wise judges would sort things out, make things clear, save the day.

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