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Ballots must be reprinted due to court ruling

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The Bastrop County Elections Department had to destroy and reprint ballots intended for the November election this week due to a ruling by the Texas Supreme Court. Last Tuesday, September 15, the Texas Supreme Court issued an order that required the inclusion of three Green Party candidates to the November 3, 2020 general election ballot. The Texas Democrat Party had sought to remove these candidates from the ballot because they had not paid filing fees. While a state appeals court ruled in favor of the Democrats, the Texas Green Party appealed the case to the Texas Supreme Court. Similarly, the Texas ...

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