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Mike Kelly asks Pennsylvania excessive court docket to disenfranchise 6.9 million voters. Courtroom says, nah

“Upon consideration of the events’ filings in Commonwealth Courtroom, we hereby dismiss the petition for assessment with prejudice based mostly upon Petitioners’ failure to file their facial constitutional problem in a well timed method.”

Justice David Wecht wrote in his concurring statement that Republican politician Logan “ran and misplaced in a particular election in February” and Kelly and Parnell participated within the 2020 major elections, however “it occurred to none of them to problem the constitutionality of Act 77 earlier than then.” Wecht continued that petitioners “play a harmful recreation on the expense of each Pennsylvania voter.”

“Unhappy with the outcomes of that wager, they’d now flip over the desk, scattering to the shadows the votes of hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians,” Wecht wrote. “It isn’t our function to lend legitimacy to such clear and premature efforts to subvert the desire of Pennsylvania voters. Courts mustn’t determine elections when the desire of the voters is evident.”

Justice Thomas Saylor and Justice Sallie Mundy solely agreed partly with the bulk opinion as evidenced by Saylor’s concurring and dissenting statementHe wrote that “injunctive aid restraining certification of the votes of Pennsylvanians solid within the 2020 common election mustn’t have been granted and is unavailable within the current circumstances” however that he finds the problem “presents troublesome questions concerning the constitutional validity of the brand new mail-in voting scheme.”

So let’s resist the temptation to focus solely on President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.



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