Federal Judge Orders Texas, Counties Not to Remove People From Voter Rolls in State's Citizenship Review

This is a developing story. Please check back in for updates. SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge in San Antonio has blocked Texas counties from removing people from voter rolls as part of the state's effort to review the citizenship of tens of thousands of voters.In an order on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Fred Biery told the Secretary of State to direct counties that are not being sued to stop sending any "notices of examination letters" and to not remove voters from voter rolls without the court's approval and proof that a person is not a citizen. "The Court further finds and concludes the Secretary of State, though perhaps unintentionally, created this mess," Biery wrote in the order.   Continue reading...

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