AG Paxton: Fifth Circuit Grants Stay Halting District Court Order, Secures Ballot Hand-Delivery Locations
Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay, blocking a district court order that purported to override Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation regarding mail-in ballot drop-off locations
AG Paxton Files Appeal to Stop Harris County Clerk from Unlawfully Sending Millions of Unsolicited Mail-In Ballot Applications
Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an appeal with the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, urging the court to prevent Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins from sending over two million unsolicited mail-in ballot applications to registered voters in Harris County, many of whom do not qualify to vote by mail.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for granting an emergency stay defending critical anti-fraud provisions in the Texas Election Code and halting a district court’s order demanding the Texas Secretary of State issue a series of unlawful advisories directing local election officials not to enforce Texas law.
Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decision upholding vote-by-mail laws established by the Texas Legislature.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned the City of Brownsville against its invalid order limiting all restaurant capacity to less than 25 percent of total listed occupancy.