Doug Mastriano

Pennsylvania Sec. of State: Don’t Comply with GOP State Senator’s Election Audit Request

Pennsylvania’s Acting Secretary of State Veronica W. Degraffenreid told all 67 counties in the state on Thursday not to comply with a request for “information and materials needed to conduct a forensic audit of the 2020 General Election,” made by State Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin), who chairs the Intergovernmental Operations Committee, on Wednesday.

An election worker puts mail in ballots through a counting machine at the Salt Lake County election office in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 29, 2020. (Photo by GEORGE FREY / AFP) (Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images)

PA State Senator Championing Election Integrity Voted for No-Excuse Absentee Voting in the State

Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin), who has recently positioned himself as a leading advocate for the Keystone State’s fight for election integrity, actually voted for the measure, Act 77 (along with his Republican colleagues), which arguably caused many of the issues in the 2020 election, particularly approving no-excuse voting in exchange for the abolishment of straight-ticket voting.

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