Court Throws Pennsylvania's Mail-In Voting Law Into Doubt

Gov. Tom Wolf's office said its appeal means the lower court ruling has no immediate effect.

Mail-İn Voting, Pennsylvania Voting Laws

1/28/2022 10:19:00 PM

A statewide court declared Friday Pennsylvania's expansive two-year-old mail-in voting law is unconstitutional, agreeing with challenges by Republicans.

Gov. Tom Wolf 's office said its appeal means the lower court ruling has no immediate effect.

READ MORE:Just over 2.5 million people voted under the law’s expansion of mail-in voting in 2020′s presidential election, most of them Democrats, out of 6.9 million total cast.Trump and Republicans quickly lauded the decision.Even Republicans who avoid repeating Trump’s baseless election fraud claims have perpetuated the idea that Democrats cheated in the 2020 presidential election, routinely distorting the actions of state judges and officials as “unconstitutional” or “illegal” in settling legal disputes and questions over the mail-in voting law.

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Pennsylvania court tosses state's mail voting lawPennsylvania court strikes down the state’s mail voting law, saying that voters must amend the state constitution before such legislation is legal. This is gonna be appealed, right? Funny because I remember along with CNN and others attacking certain Congress people for pointing out this law was unconstitutional last year. In fact they were accused of being part of the “big lie” simply because they understood how laws should be enacted. Shameful.

Pennsylvania court strikes down expansive mail-in voting lawA statewide court says Pennsylvania’s expansive two-year-old mail-in voting law is unconstitutional, agreeing with challenges by Republicans who soured on mail-in voting . Q: If Act is unconstitutional in PA now, how could unchecked mail-in balloting have been constitutional in the rigged 2020 election there? A: It wasn't. It is unconstitutional. People's vote's aren't being counted. It is a computer 🖥️🖥️🖥️ world now 2022. People vote's should be counted regardless on whom they vote for.

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