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Commonwealth Court Strikes Down Law Allowing No-Excuse Mail Ballot Voting, Wolf Pledges Appeal

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Election workers scan ballots at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court handed down an opinion Friday declaring a major election law unconstitutional. WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports, the 2019 law dramatically expanded mail voting ahead of the 2020 election — but in the wake of former President Donald Trump’s loss, it became a target of GOP vitriol.

(Original air-date: 1/28/22)

Katie Meyer is WHYY’s political reporter. She covers politics, policy, power, and elections at every level of government, with the goal of showing how it all affects people’s lives.