Texas allows people to vote by mail if they are outside of their county during elections or if they have disabilities, are 65 years or older or are in jail but otherwise eligible to vote.Groups representing people with disabilities, young voters and veterans joined the suit, which argues that the current rules violate the U.S. Constitution and the Americans With Disabilities Act. They want the court to either stop election officials from rejecting mail-in ballots or require the state to notify voters in cases where there's a question about their signature.
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