The Senate overwhelmingly rejected an objection to Pennsylvania’s electoral votes with a final vote of 7-92 early Thursday morning.
The Senate vote was triggered by Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Scott Perry, who both submitted a protest of the electors from the commonwealth. While the House went to a debate over the objection, Senate Republicans agreed not to debate the objection before taking a vote.
Those who voted to object to the state’s electoral votes were Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Rick Scott (FL), and Tommy Tuberville (R-AL)
Lummis and Scott are two senators that did not support the objection to the Arizona vote but supported the objection to Pennsylvania.
Two senators, Roger Marshall (R-KA) and John Kennedy (R-LA), who supported the objection to Arizona did not support the objection to the electoral voters from Pennsylvania.
The Senate remains adjourned until the