Texas Governor Sued Over ‘Illegal and Unconstitutional Attempt’ to Suppress Minority Vote During Pandemic


CLC President Trevor Potter said in a statement obtained by Law&Crime that Texas officials are currently giving voters a false choice between their safety and the exercise of their right to vote. “Expanding voter access during a global pandemic should not be a partisan issue,” said Trevor Potter, president at CLC, and a former Republican Chairman of the Federal Election Commission.” Potter said. “The courts should not allow Texas to force voters to choose between their health and exercising their fundamental right to vote. Texas should redirect its energy and make it easier to vote safely instead of threatening its citizens with prosecution simply for wanting to vote from the security of their own homes.”

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