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Conservatives Were Right: Court Rules Mail-in Voting Unconstitutional in Pennsylvania Ahead of Midterms

Added 01-28-22 08:45:02pm EST - “A Pennsylvania statewide court handed down a huge victory for election integrity as the 2022 midterm elections continue to draw near.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Election Integrity Win: Court Rules Mail-in Voting Unconstitutional in Pennsylvania Ahead of Midterms”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A Pennsylvania statewide court handed down a huge victory for election integrity as the 2022 midterm elections continue to draw near.

According to WPMT-TV, a Commonwealth Court filing released on Friday showed the court found a provision allowing Pennsylvania residents to vote by mail without excuse violated the Pennsylvania constitution.

Known as Act 77, the law first passed in 2019. According to WPMT, Republicans initially backed the bill as a compromise with Democrats.

Pennsylvania Republicans wanted to eliminate the option for straight-ticket voting, which allowed residents to cast votes for every candidate of a particular party with just one mark at the top of a ballot.

Democrats were largely in favor of straight-ticket voting, so state Republicans needed to make a concession of their own in order to gain enough support for the bill. As a result, they added the provision in Act 77 allowing for universal mail-in voting, WPMT reported.

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