Damn straight, Judge. Mail in ballots open the electoral process to fraud and there are some who will gladly take advantage of it, hint … hint! That’s what this fuckin’ mess is all about in the first place. I wonder how long it took her to figure that out.
After a Pennsylvania Judge blocked the state from ‘taking any further steps’ to complete the certification of the presidential race on Wednesday – she dropped a detailed opinion on Friday justifying her decision, which concludes that the state’s changes to mail-in balloting procedures were likely illegal.
The order is currently delayed while the state Supreme Court considers the case on an expedited basis, which was filed by a group of Republicans who argued that the state’s changes to mail-in voting, Act 77, violated the commonwealth’s constitution.
- Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough noted in her opinion that the plaintiffs “have established a likelihood to succeed on the merits” of the case, because “the Constitution does not provide a mechanism for the legislature to allow for the expansion of absentee voting without a constitutional amendment.”
- “Petitioners appear to have a viable claim that the mail-in ballot procedures set forth in Act 77 contravene Pa. Const. Article VII Section 14 as the plain language of that constitutional provision is at odds with the mail-in provisions of Act 77.“
Judge McCullough adds that without the emergency injunction, the plaintiffs would likely suffer “irreparable harm.”
- “If what may be an unconstitutional mail-in voting process remains extant, such mail-in ballots may make the difference as to whether he is successful or not.”
In short; Judge McCullough believes that Pennsylvania’s last-minute changes to mail-in ballots was likely unconstitutional, and if allowed to remain in place may negatively affect at least one of the plaintiffs (a GOP congressman) in future elections.
PA Judge Backs Trump Claims Over Mail-In Ballots, Says ‘Unlikely Constitutional’