HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Inspections of voting machines in a heavily Republican county in Pennsylvania appear to be getting ready to go ahead Friday in a GOP effort inspired by the baseless claims of the former. President Donald Trump on cheating in the 2020 election.
A state judge has rejected an attempt by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf’s administration to block the inspection without certain agreements.
The state’s attorneys tried to invalidate Fulton County officials to agree to their requests for protocol, including sharing the identity of the person who would check the voting machines and allowing an expert State-designated voting machine experts observe and record it.
On December 10, State Senator Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, sent out a letter requesting “digital data” from election computers and hardware used in the 2020 election of the United States. Fulton County.
The county is cooperating.
A Fulton County attorney said Dush wants the Senate Republican contractor to determine if the equipment used there is the same equipment Pennsylvania certified for use in the 2020 election. .
Dush this year visited the Republican party and was widely criticized for his review of the Arizona election and said he wanted to bring that model to Pennsylvania.
A Republican-controlled Senate committee has also issued subpoenas to state election officials for a series of election-related records.
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