US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) sued Pennsylvania Monday over absentee ballot drop-off locations.
The suit targets the elections boards of all 67 counties in the state. It says that “Free and fair elections are essential to the right of Americans to choose through their vote whom they elect to represent them.” It continues by contending that “Upending our entire election process and undermining ballot security through unmonitored by-mail voting is the single greatest threat to free and fair elections.” The complaint is seeking a to block all counties from counting absentee ballots unless they are mailed by voters directly to their county election office or dropped off in person. Such a ruling would prohibit the use of remote drop off sites statewide.
The suit also alleges that the Commonwealth has engaged in the “illegal implementation of unmonitored mail-in voting which provides fraudsters an easy opportunity to engage
Original URL: https://www.jurist.org/news/2020/07/trump-campaign-sues-pennsylvania-over-ballot-drop-off-sites/