A group of Pennsylvania Republicans are taking legal action against to attempt to invalidate millions of mail-in ballots and stop the state from licensing the election results
- A group of Pennsylvania Republicans are looking for to toss out a GOP-backed ballot reform bill that passed in October 2019.
- Their suit looks for to revoke millions of mail-in tallies cast in the 2020 governmental election.
- The suit, filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, alleges that Act 77, which permitted no excuse mail-in ballot, should be deemed “unconstitutional.”
- Some 2.6 million citizens in Pennsylvania cast mail-in ballots in the 2020 election.
A group of Pennsylvania Republicans, led by US Representative Mike Kelly and 2020 congressional prospect Sean Parnell, are suing Gov. Tom Wolf, the GOP-controlled General Assembly, and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, seeking to throw out a major ballot reform expense that passed last year and thus revoke millions of mail-in tallies cast in the 2020 presidential election.
The claim, submitted in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, alleges that Act 77, which was signed into law in October 2019 and developed no excuse mail-in voting and a 50- day duration for citizens to demand and submit their tallies tallies, should be deemed “unconstitutional.” The law was passed with the support of Republican bulks in the General Assembly and signed into law by Wolf, a Democrat.
The claim seeks to throw out mail-in ballots and halt the accreditation of Pennsylvania’s election results, which is set to happen on November23 President Donald Trump’s project has aimed to set aside the state’s election outcomes and appoint pro-Trump electors to the Electoral College to protect the state’s 20 electoral votes.
President-elect Joe Biden won the state by a 50%-49% margin, edging out Trump by over 82,000 votes.
The plaintiffs argue that the act bypasses legal limitations on absentee ballot and insist that such an act needs to have undergone a constitutional amendment.
— Jon Swaine (@jonswaine) November 21, 2020
— Brad Heath (@bradheath) November 21, 2020
” Act 77 is the most expansive and fundamental modification to the Pennsylvania ballot code, implemented unlawfully, to date,” the complainants composed. “[It] is another unlawful effort to bypass the constraints on absentee ballot prescribed in the Pennsylvania Constitution, without first following the necessary procedure to change the constitution to permit the growth.”
Voters cast almost 2.6 million mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania in the 2020 election, with Biden winning 1,993,156 votes and Trump earning 594,117 votes, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer The Inquirer kept in mind that a little over 80% of Trump’s votes in the state (2,730,751) were cast in-person, compared to 1,408,659 in-person votes for Biden.
Kelly easily won reelection in the conservative-leaning 16 th Congressional district, while Parnell lost his race to Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb in the more politically competitive 17 th Congressional district.For weeks, exposed voter scams conspiracy theories have been pushed by Trump and his allies, largely fixated the vote in Philadelphia, one of the most vote-rich cities for Democratic presidential nominees in the entire country. Biden won Philadelphia 81%-19%, with a roughly 471,000- vote margin.
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