|Calling it a “brazen power grab,” three major Republican groups are suing Gov. Gavin Newsom to block his order allowing all Californian voters to cast ballots by mail. Newsom says postal voting is necessary to limit the spread of coronavirus, claiming “public health is a nonpartisan issue.” But the GOP suit argues he overstepped his authority and violated state law and the Constitution. Meanwhile, a federal judge ruled that Florida cannot require ex-felons, granted suffrage in a 2018 ballot measure, to pay all of their fines before registering to vote.|
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