On Sunday, the RNC, NRCC, and the PAGOP filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for its plan to illegally accept undated mail-in-ballots in direct opposition to a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month.
Pennsylvania Democrats have a history of undermining election integrity and ignoring rules set by the PA legislature.— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) October 17, 2022
Republicans are stepping in to promote free, fair, and transparent elections in the Keystone State. (2/2)
Straight from the Democrat playbook: if you can’t beat ‘em, just ignore the fact that you lost.
Today, the Supreme Court vacated the Third Circuit’s horrible ruling in Ritter v. Migliori and along with it took the air out of the sails of Democrats who continue to cry wolf over commonsense election procedures. But after the loss, of course, Democrat consigliere Marc Elias and other Democrats attempted to soften the blow.Read more
At the end of July, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced the creation of a new division to oversee election issues. The AP reported:
The idea behind the creation of the Election and Government Mail Services is to have a permanent division dedicated to dealing with election matters, instead of handling issues one at a time as in the past.Read more
Election after election has shown that large numbers of voters will vote in-person if given the opportunity to do so. Despite this, an Arizona county ran out of ballots in 20 precincts during Tuesday's primary election:
FOX 10 received several calls and emails on Election Day from viewers reporting a variety of problems with in-person voting, including a shortage of ballots. Some people at precinct 15 in San Tan Valley said they couldn't get a ballot to vote because the location ran out.Read more
Primary elections were held on Tuesday in five states: Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon, and Pennsylvania. In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a printing error wreaked havoc on the counting process for absentee ballots. Penn Live reported:
“Upon opening and scanning the first batch of ballots it became immediately apparent that a significant number of the mail ballots did not scan,” a county press release stated. “Upon further inspection of the ballots, the county identified the ballots were printed by the mail ballot vendor, NPC, with the wrong identification code. This error prevents the ballots from being scanned on the county’s central scanners.”Read more
On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard much-anticipated oral arguments in McLinko v. Commonwealth, a case challenging Act 77, Pennsylvania's no-excuse absentee voting law. AP reported:
Justices did not indicate when or how they will rule, although Chief Justice Max Baer suggested that if they were to throw out the 125-page law it could remain in place through the spring primary, currently scheduled for May 17.Read more
North Carolina kicked off the General Election cycle on Friday by sending out mail ballots to the already 634,000 voters and counting who have elected to vote by mail this November. Over the next two months, North Carolinians will again play a pivotal roll in determining who will be President for the next four years.Read more