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Court upholds Texas’ winner-take-all system of electoral votes for president

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2020
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Texas’ winner-take-all system of allocating electoral votes for president is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

The League of United Latin American Citizens and a group of voters filed suit in 2018 to strike down the winner-take-all distribution as a violation of the one-person, one-vote standard that renders millions of Democratic ballots meaningless in the race for president.

Texas has 38 electoral votes, the second most in the nation, and a majority of state voters have backed the Republican nominee in the past 10 elections.

The challenge sought to...

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