Judge denies GOP challenge of drive-through votes

A federal judge has rejected a Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s ruling Monday concerned ballots cast at drive-thru polling centers that were established during the pandemic. (Nov. 2)

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[HORNS HONKING]

- Count every vote!

- Count every vote!

- Count every vote!

CANDIS HOUSTON: My ancestors fought for us to have this right. And Harris County gave us a safer opportunity to do that and my family took advantage. In good faith, we voted in good faith, and those votes should count.

[INAUDIBLE CHANTING]

[HORNS HONKING]

CHRIS HOLLINS: He upheld the law. And the law is that the 127,000 voters who are eligible here in Harris County, who followed the rules, who casted their ballots fair and square, those folks are Democrats and Republicans, old and young, urban, rural, Black, white, brown, and everything in between.

JARED WOODFILL: So what I would encourage voters to do tomorrow is to vote in person. Chris Hollins has bragged left and right about how many voting locations he has, close to 800 across the county. If he has 800 locations across the county, I would encourage people to go vote in person.

- Count every vote!

- Count every vote! Count every vote! Count every vote! Count every vote!