Pa. Judges Express Doubt Over Law Expanding Mail-In Voting

By Matthew Santoni (September 22, 2021, 6:48 PM EDT) -- An attorney for the state of Pennsylvania ran into persistent questions Wednesday from two Commonwealth Court judges over the constitutionality of a 2019 law that allowed any voters to cast their ballots by mail, as they focused on whether the legislature had the power to expand the vote via a bill or if that had to be done via constitutional amendment.

Robert A. Wiygul of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, representing Pennsylvania and its interim secretary of the commonwealth, said the constitution set the floor for who could vote by mail, not the ceiling. But he ran into a couple...

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