Case: 20-50407 Document: 00515441096 Page: 1 Date Filed: 06/04/2020 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Fifth Circuit FILED No. 20-50407 June 4, 2020 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY; GILBERTO HINOJOSA; JOSEPH DANIEL CASCINO; SHANDA MARIE SANSING; BRENDA LI GARCIA, Plaintiffs–Appellees, versus GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas; RUTH HUGHS, Texas Secretary of State; KEN PAXTON, Texas Attorney General, Defendants–Appellants. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Before SMITH, COSTA, and HO, Circuit Judges. JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge: The United States is mired in a pandemic involving a virus that can cause serious illness and sometimes death. Local officials are working tirelessly to “shap[e] their response to changing facts on the ground,” knowing that the appropriate response is “subject to reasonable disagreement.” S. Bay

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