U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear Indiana absentee voting case

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana’s absentee voting law, which restricts absentee voting to only people over 65, will not go to the U.S. Supreme Court.

On Tuesday, the justices ordered the challenge to the law back to a lower federal court.

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita says the decision is a win for Indiana and an affirmation that lawmakers were right to change the absentee voting law.

The group Indiana Vote By Mail, which is part of the legal challenge, says the age limit on absentee voting disenfranchises young voters. They say the Supreme Court’s decision is disappointing.

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