The Texas elections are looming, and the courts are full of cases about the state’s laws on early voting, voting by mail, straight-ticket voting, voting locations, you name it.

Election Day is only a month away, but the voting laws in effect today might not be the voting laws in effect when you vote. That’s not very relaxing. That said, most judges are allergic to rulings that affect elections in progress, so the time for making big changes to Texas election and voting laws is drawing to a close.

Contact Ross Ramsey, executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, at

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