La sesión, organizada por el archiconservador representante Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, incluyó al ex Secretario de Estado Republicano de Kansas Kris Kobach, un número no especificado de legisladores Republicanos, así como al principal funcionario electoral del Partido Republicano de la Cámara de Representantes.
Local officials said they felt defeated by vagaries and tight deadlines in the law the General Assembly passed in 2019, which they spent much of the last year asking lawmakers to amend.
Pero dos meses después de que la votación se retrasó por una turba violenta que irrumpió en el Capitolio de los Estados Unidos, los votantes de Pensilvania se dividieron en líneas partidistas cuando se les preguntó si aprobaban o desaprobaban a los ocho miembros de la delegación del Congreso de Pensilvania que se opusieron al voto del colegio electoral.
The decision from the nation’s high court came down among a slew of judicial orders on Monday morning.
Lawyers who netted lucrative contracts with the state include the chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party; an attorney who defended a former Senate leader against federal corruption charges, and even Kentucky’s top elections official, who moonlights as a private attorney.
The state’s newly created Election Law Advisory Board convened its first session Thursday, meeting for an hour over Zoom to elect officers and let its members get acquainted.
As U.S. Rep. Scott Perry prepared to cast a vote rejecting Pennsylvania’s certified election results last week, he justified his decision by pointing to a letter he received from 21 state senators.
The brief session did not include any remarks from Brewster or from leaders of the Democratic or Republican caucuses.
More than 300 voters who made minor errors casting their mail-in ballots will still have their votes counted in a close state Senate race, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
“I do believe words have consequences,” Republican state Rep. Natalie Mihalek, of Washington County, told the Capital-Star. “And those consequences were on full display” at the U.S. Capitol.