President Trump has publicly feuded with Democratic city leaders, but receives higher marks from many county officials and some Republican mayors. Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged local leaders of all political stripes will get his support.
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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that Texas can mandate only one drop-off location for absentee ballots in each county, reversing a lower court ruling on Gov. Greg Abbott's order earlier this month.
Whether you receive an "I Voted" sticker with your ballot depends entirely on where you live. Some election officials are cautioning against dispensing stickers in person out of fears of spreading the coronavirus.
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