The Trump campaign leaped over one of its several legal challenges in the state of Pennsylvania.
Today’s win came when a Pennsylvania judge ruled that Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar had no authority to unilaterally change the deadline to cure problems regarding a lack of proof of identification.
Fox News had the scoop:
State law said that voters have until six days after the election — this year that was Nov. 9 — to cure problems regarding a lack of proof of identification. After the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that mail-in ballots could be accepted three days after Election Day, Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar submitted guidance that said proof of identification could be provided up until Nov. 12, which is six days from the ballot acceptance deadline. That guidance was issued two days before Election Day.
“[T]he Court concludes that Respondent Kathy Boockvar, in her official capacity as Secretary of the Commonwealth, lacked statutory authority to issue the