Texas high court denies GOP effort to reject Houston votes
November 1, 2020
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday denied a Republican-led petition to toss nearly 127,000 ballots cast at drive-thru voting places in the Houston area.
The state's all-Republican high court rejected the request from GOP activists and candidates without explaining its decision. The effort to have the Harris County ballots thrown out is still set to be taken up during an emergency hearing in federal court on Monday.
"We're pleased that the Texas Supreme Court recognized that their arguments that drive-thru voting is illegal are flat-out wrong," said Susan Hays, an attorney for...