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Drive-thru ‘chaos’: Republicans take a shot at getting 100,000 votes voided

Democrat accused of exceeding constitutional authority by allowing drive-through voting during the pandemic

Jan Wolfe

A federal judge in Texas scheduled an emergency hearing for Monday on whether Houston officials unlawfully allowed drive-through voting and should toss 100,000 votes in the Democratic-leaning area.

In a brief order, US district judge Andrew Hanen in Houston on Friday agreed to hear arguments by a Republican state legislator and others that votes already cast at drive-through voting sites in the Houston area should be rejected.

The lawsuit was brought on Wednesday by plaintiffs including Steve Hotze, a conservative activist, and Steve Toth, a Republican Party lawmaker in Texas...

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