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Tag: 2020 Election

The Supreme Court’s Mail-Ballot Mulligan in Pennsylvania

Another year, another Pennsylvania election that might come down to judges resolving a mail-vote snafu.

The hopeful news is a stay Tuesday by Justice Samuel Alito, which suggests the Supreme Court might finally tell the judiciary to stop rewriting election rules in the middle of the game.

Michigan Election Official Charged With Ballot Tampering, Misconduct

A Michigan county elections official and former township clerk was charged with ballot tampering related to the August 2020 primary election, according to state Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Kathy Funk, who was running in 2020 as a Democrat for reelection as Flint Township clerk, also was charged with misconduct in office, Nessel said. The charges, which are both felonies, each carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison upon conviction.