When The Rule Of Law Wins, Texas Wins

June 5, 2020

The left’s only goal is power…at any cost. They won’t stop until our God-given rights are stripped away.

Their attempt to use the courts to expand vote by mail (VBM) is a perfect example.

My office has investigated hundreds of VBM fraud cases over the years, even as state law restricted the practice to only those that had a legitimate and lawful reason to request a mail-in ballot. Imagine the fraud that would occur if it was expanded to ALL voters!

Luckily, the courts have seen this as clearly as you and me.

Today, I am pleased to tell you that the U.S.Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has ruled in favor of our position on vote by mail!

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The Texas Supreme Court Protects Our Election Integrity

May 27, 2020

I am pleased to report that today the Supreme Court of Texas has affirmed what we already knew to be true. Fear of COVID-19 is not, in and of itself, a “disability” that allows anyone who wishes to cast a ballot by mail.

I had been deeply concerned by lower court rulings supporting this absurd claim that would have permitted virtually limitless ballot by mail.

This issue has been even more concerning because it has been clear from the start that this strategy was a deliberate power grab by Democrats.

If it had stood, it would have undermined the rights of Texan to free and fair elections by throwing open the door to potential vote fraud.

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Vote By Mail Threatens Democracy

May 23, 2020

This week I published an op-ed in the San Antonio Express-News making exactly that point.

No law-abiding Texan wants an election system where even a single vote is manipulated by fraudsters.

As the Attorney General of Texas, it is my job to ensure that the laws of our state are faithfully executed.

Texas law makes clear that only those over 65, disabled, out of the county on election day and during early voting, or jailed, but otherwise eligible, may request a mail-in ballot. There are good reasons that these laws are in place.

Increased mail-in balloting increases vote fraud. I know this because my office has investigated hundreds of vote fraud cases over the years. Read The Full Op-Ed Here … continue reading