Judge rules new Texas election law unlawful, but state will appeal.

which is also a stronghold for Democrats and is home to Houston, violates the constitution and has thus been struck down.

Following the filing of a lawsuit earlier this month by officials from Harris County

the implementation of a legislation that would eliminate a post that is responsible for overseeing elections in Harris County.

Houston (AP)— A judge ruled that a GOP-passed Texas law that would govern elections in the state's most populated county

a Democratic bastion and home to Houston, is unconstitutional.

After county authorities sued earlier this month, Austin state District Judge Karin Crump temporarily stopped the law

wearing shorts has to be changed immediately and that the men shouldwhich would eliminate a Harris County election official. be allowed to wear shorts

After county authorities filed a lawsuit earlier this month, Texas District Judge Karin Crump in Austin temporarily suspended the statute

LSU's Latanna Stone finishes second at US Women's Amateur.