High Court Won't Block Texas Voter Registration Laws

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 4:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an emergency bid by voting rights advocacy group Project Vote Inc. to block Texas from enforcing state laws placing restrictions on voter registration it argues are keeping millions of eligible voters from the polls.

Project Vote on Sept. 14 filed an emergency appeal asking the nation’s highest court to vacate the Fifth Circuit's decision to stay an injunction issued in August by U.S. District Judge Gregg Costa that prevented the state from enforcing the restrictions on third-party voter registration,...
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