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Ruling on ballots produces legislation

Nov 19, 2020 - San Antonio Express-News

1) A woman works on processing mail-in ballots at NRG Arena in Houston. PHOTO: Melissa Phillip/Staff photographer

AUSTIN - Republican legislators have filed bills to codify the Texas Supreme Court decision that blocked Harris County from sending mail ballot applications to all of its 2.4 million registered voters.

Senate Bill 208 - authored by Sens. Paul Bettencourt, Brandon Creighton, Brian Birdwell; Bob Hall and Kel Seliger - would stop election officials from sending absentee ba...