Texas, Georgia, and 33 other US states have voter ID laws in place for the 2020 election. They don't stop voter fraud, but they do prevent thousands of registered voters from casting ballots.
The appeals court upheld Gov. Greg Abbott's rule that limited each Texas county to one absentee ballot drop-off location. The governor's move was criticized as a voter suppression tactic.
"The Republicans have tried every tactic in the book to suppress votes. They are just changing the rules, which is going to confuse people," a lawyer at LULAC said.
"There's this misconception that Latinos are not involved in the political process, or that in our culture, we don't talk about [politics], but we're trying to change that."
Judges rule 2-to-1 that the state can require an "official" excuse beyond avoiding coronavirus for people under age 65 to vote by mail.
A new poll finds incumbent Texas Republican Rep. John Carter leading Democratic challenger Donna Imam by only six points.
Texas and Louisiana brace for a catastrophic landfall and devastating storm surge as the monster storm continues to strengthen.