Parties weigh in on mail-in voting in the Rio Grande Valley

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Some Rio Grande Valley residents are questioning the disability qualification when it comes to mail-in voting.

According to The Texas Election Code, having a sickness or a physical condition that prevents the voter from appearing at the voting place without the likelihood of needing assistance or of injuring their health.

Norma Ramirez, a Hidalgo County Democratic Party chair said the valleys high population of people with pre-existing conditions makes the option a necessity. 

“We have people with high blood pressure we have obesity in our community, that definitely makes a difference,” Ramirez said

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