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Supremes to Texas Voters: Drop Dead, U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Lift Stay on Vote-by-Mail

Sotomayor’s exhortation suggests the Supreme Court will wait for a Fifth Circuit ruling before accepting its own consideration of the TDP appeal. Yet in applying to the Supremes, TDP general counsel Chad Dunn noted that the Fifth Circuit’s stay order – by a three-judge panel – effectively (and at length) ruled on the appeal in advance of any hearing by the full court.