FAST FIVE: In First Post-RBG Test, GOP Will Ask Supreme Court To Limit Pennsylvania Mail Voting
The PA Supreme Court decision was handed down last week.
Ginsburg's death leaves SCOTUS with a 5-3 conservative majority: However, both Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch have, in the past, broken with their fellow conservatives on decisions ranging from health-care to immigration.
As Dems go about decrying “the end of Democracy” now that there's a strong conservative majority, nobody knows how a justice will rule on any given issue until they do.
With the expectation being that Ginsburg's replacement will be installed and sworn in before the court hears this ruling (Republicans are shooting to wrap up the confirmation votes next week after Trump announces his final decision on Saturday), it will be a test more broadly of where the conservative-dominated court stands on voting rights and access – issues that Democrats are trying to elevate.
20200921 133 MM 2020 – Application for Partial Stay of September 17 2020 Judgment (1) by Zerohedge on Scribd PA Republicans argued the state court's decision “creates a serious likelihood that Pennsylvania's imminent general election “will be tainted by votes that were illegally cast or mailed after Election Day.”.