Texas sues battleground states, claims unconstitutional changes made to election laws

“The states violated statutes enacted by their duly elected legislatures, thereby violating the Constitution,” Paxton said. “By ignoring both state and federal law, these states have not only tainted the integrity of their own citizens’ vote, but of Texas and every other state that held lawful elections. Their failure to abide by the rule of law casts a dark shadow of doubt over the outcome of the entire election. We now ask that the Supreme Court step in to correct this egregious error.”

In the lawsuit, Paxton argues officials from the four states announced new rules for conducting the 2020 election that were inconsistent with state laws “defining what constitutes a lawful vote.”

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