Skip to comments.Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year
Posted on 10/02/2012 7:38:15 AM PDT by JediJones
Judge Robert Simpson has effectively decided to block part of the law. Following his ruling, voters will still be asked for a valid voter ID at the poll. But if they dont have it, they will still be able to cast their vote in the usual manner.
The judge suspended the portion of the law that would have required voters without valid ID to cast what is called a provisional ballot, which would not be counted unless the voter could produce a valid photo ID within six days after the election.
Judge Simpson says he viewed the Pennsylvania Supreme Courts recent directive (see related story) as ordering that he sever the illegal portion of the law concerning the provisional ballots.
Todays ruling comes just five weeks before the election (related story). An appeal is still possible.
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No surprise. As far as the timing of his ruling is concerned, the judge did exactly what the supreme court told him to do.
MrB, you are absolutely going to have to stop interjecting wisdom into this discussion. ;-)
Is this an open invitation to masses of ineligible/illegal voters to go to Pennsylvania to vote?
No ID mandate - vote in your home state, then drive up to Pennsylvania and find an organization (Leftist, I’m sure) that keeps up with old folks that don’t vote any more, or recent deaths, or ____________ (fill in the blank) and vote in someone else’s place. Further - it would be difficult to trace/investigate.
Watch for SEIU busses at the polls?
Open season for voter fraud.
So it would also be safe to say that an I.D. would not be required to enter this so called judges court room?
It doesn’t matter. In those Phila precincts with the voter fraud, the poll workers are in on it, and they’ll let people vote without ID.
The voter ID law was a booby prize, a sop to conservatives and fair minded moderates who backed the Pileggi bill to allocate Pennsylvania's electoral votes on the same basis as is done in Maine and Nebraska: 2 for the statewide winner, 1 for the winner of each congressional district.
With a solid GOP majority in both houses and a governor pledged to sign the bill once passed, the Pileggi bill would have accomplished the same thing as the voter ID bill with far less fuss and fanfare.
With only the two statewide electoral votes at stake in the most corrupt Democrat districts, there would have been far less reward for cheating making for more balanced contests down ticket as well.
The Democrats would have been unable to launch their normal corrupt legal challenges and delaying tactics for three reasons:
Gleason, our Quisling state GOP chair, opposed the Pileggi bill on the basis that the GOP would win all 20 this year given Obama's sorry record. 'So what?', should have been the obvious reply. If that happens, Pennsylvania won't make a difference anyway.
Now, Mr. Chairman, are you willing to resign in disgrace if you don't deliver what you bragged would be done one year ago when you blocked this bill?
Fraudulent voting is protected by Democrats and their hand-picked lackeys in robes. The judge likes the fact that Democrat precincts in Philly vote 110% straight ticket Democrat and that Whites are turned away from the polling places by Black Panthers with nightsticks.
Wouldn’t it be nice if our military were at our polling places to guarantee fair elections, and everyone had to stick their finger in indelible ink to prove that they’ve only voted once? We can do that for other countries, but not our own.
Yes that’s how its done properly, with provisional ballots which get counted if the voters show they were properly cast by legitimate registered voters. Putting ballots cast by unidentified people in with the legitimately- cast ballots is like pissing in the punch bowl. It ruins the whole works .
This Judge wants to control this particular election....
he has been bought and paid for by Hussein thugs...they are scared...big time..
I live in Pennsylvania, was born here, returned here for retirement...biggest mistake I have ever made..well one of the biggest~~~
my area is controlled by FREE FOOD, FREE PHONES AND IGNORANCE...
we are not FREE any longer...we are controlled...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled a similar law in Indiana constitutional.
IF HUSSEIN KEEPS THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT IT WILL BE THROUGH
FRAUD, THEIF, LIES, AND THREATS...
AND AMERICA WILL BE NO MORE.....
I always always always check NO for “Should Judge ____ be retained?”
Gotta figure if they’re in office long enough, they’ve compromised themselves and everyone/everything they’re judging for political gain.
And none of them ever seem to get kicked out anyway.
The END MEANS couldn’t be more obvious!! Friggin stupid judge....he is getting something good for that ruling.
What is the point of setting them aside if you’re just going to count them anyways? They go in the “needs to be verified” pile and they do not come out of that pile until the verification is complete.
“Provisional” is just that - they aren’t verified and counted unless they are needed.
Usually, they won’t be. But if the margin is less than the number of provisionals, they’ll all have to be verified as valid and then counted.
Of course, the ‘rats could try to overwhelm the system by refusing to show ID and making all their votes provisional, delaying and messing up the works.