Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Vote-by-Mail Restrictions in Texas

By Bo Beard | April 25, 2024

The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court dismissed a legal challenge regarding voting regulations in Texas that permit elderly individuals to vote by mail automatically, while younger individuals do not have the same option.

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The issue of mail-in voting has sparked a political divide, with Democrats advocating for it to enhance voter participation, while Republicans express concerns about the potential for voter fraud.

Fraud is more likely

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Although instances of voter fraud, particularly in mail-in voting, are infrequent, research suggests that fraud is more likely to occur with mailed-in ballots compared to in-person voting, as reported by the MIT Election Data & Science Lab.