State of Texas

Texas Online Registration v. Callanen

Lawsuit filed on behalf of against multiple Texas counties challenging the state’s “wet signature” law that requires individuals who submit their registration applications electronically or through fax to also provide a copy of their application with his or her original signature — meaning signed with pen on paper. The complaint argues that this law unduly burdens the right to vote and targets voting advocacy groups such as in violation of the First and 14th Amendments and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and asks the court to prohibit its enforcement. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) and two counties, Medina and Real, filed motions to intervene in the case. Litigation is ongoing.

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