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The Supreme Court has denied the state of Texas’ request to file lawsuits against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. All of the justices, including President Trump’s appointees, disallowed the case to disenfranchise as many as 10 million voters on Dec. 11, 2020.
In an unsigned order, the court said Texas has no standing to pursue a case against other states’ handling of their elections. The justices stated the state had not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the matter.
This is the second case the Supreme Court has rejected. On Tuesday, December 8, they turned away a similar case brought by Republicans from Pennsylvania with a one-line decision.
Written by Cathy Milne-Ware
The New York Times: Supreme Court Rejects Texas Suit Seeking to Subvert Election; by Adam Liptak
ABC: Supreme Court denies Texas challenge to overturn 2020 election; by Devin Dwyer
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