Houston federal judge rejects Toth-Hotze, GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

HOUSTON (AP and The Golden Hammer Staff) — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston because the ballots were cast at drive-thru polling centers established during the pandemic. State Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe, and Steve Hotze, M.D., were the lead plaintiffs in the […]

Texas Supreme Court refuses to hear Toth-Hotze petition to throw out Harris County Clerk Hollins’ 120,000 “drive-thru” ballots

Texas Supreme Court refuses to hear Toth-Hotze petition to throw out Harris County Clerk Hollins’ 120,000 “drive-thru” ballots

Image: State Representative Steve Toth (right), Republican of Conroe, shown in a policy discussion with a young constituent (left), Gage Andreski, on May 10, 2019, was one of four individuals who brought a petition to the Supreme Court of Texas to attempt to throw out 120,000 “drive-thru” ballots Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins permitted during […]

Devine’s divine dissent raises questions why Supreme Court would allow Harris County Clerk Hollins to engage in “ultra vires” all-night elections during Early Voting

Devine’s divine dissent raises questions why Supreme Court would allow Harris County Clerk Hollins to engage in “ultra vires” all-night elections during Early Voting

Image: Texas Supreme Court Justice John Devine didn’t want to give quarter to Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins’ ultra vires election practices. Justice Devine was the lone dissenter in a lawsuit which Harris County political activist and former GOP Chairman Jared Woodfill brought but which the Supreme Court refused to hear. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports […]

Texas Supreme Court rules against Harris County Clerk, prohibits early-voting clerks from sending mail-in ballot applications to voters who haven’t requested

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 8 – The Texas Supreme Court issued a major ruling during the afternoon of Wednesday, October 7, 2020, when it held that the Texas Election Code does not authorize an early-voting clerk to send an application to vote by mail to a voter who has not requested one […]

As partisanship usurps the law, Texas Supreme Court steps in to prevent mailing of 2 million mail-in ballot applications by Harris County Clerk Hollins

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Houston, September 16 – The Texas Supreme Court issued a stay order and temporary injunction on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, in order to prevent Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins from mailing over two million unsolicited mail-in ballot applications for the November 3 General Election. Hollins and the Texas […]