The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court declined to block an entire subpoena as part of Republican state lawmakers forensic investigation into the 2020 election.
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A Commonwealth Court judge said Tuesday that Fulton County must first work out an agreement with the state.
The separation of powers, the privacy of voters and what former President Donald Trump wants were raised in a Pennsylvania courtroom as Democrats seek to block a subpoena to state election officials in what Republicans call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election.
The AG countered, in a court filing, that results have been audited twice already
Democrats in Pennsylvania’s state Senate are suing to block a Senate Republican-approved subpoena seeking voter information
Many are long lists of personal information for millions of Pennsylvania voters, like addresses and Social Security numbers.
Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate pursuing what they call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election say they’ll subpoena records that detail who voted, including their driver’s license number and the last four digits of their Social Security number, and how they voted.
The state Senate’s latest election probe got off to a contentious start. Subpoenas could be coming soon.
Those hearings have the blessing of Republican Senate President Jake Corman, who has faced pressure from hardline conservatives to look into the 2020 election.
Until recently, GOP leaders had been vaguely supportive but largely quiet about Mastriano’s audit effort — particularly Corman. That changed last week.