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Washington DC and The Holy Land>Judicial Watch Sues to Stop Cali Gov Newsom’s “Vote by Mail” Mandate
BucEyedPea 12:49 PM 05-22-2020
From a Judicial Watch press release that was just sent to members of the media yesterday.
The Judicial Watch complaint argues that Newsom’s Executive Order N-64-20, requiring all California counties to conduct all-mail ballot elections, violates the U.S. Constitution and California state law.

According to the U.S. Constitution, only state legislatures may determine the “Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives,” and only state legislatures may establish the manner in which electors to the Electoral College are appointed.

The lawsuit points out that “[n]either defendant in this case is a ‘Legislature,’” as required under the Constitution, and “[t]he California Legislature never delegated to [Newsom] its authority under the Elections Clause or Electors Clause to regulate the manner of conducting elections for senators, representatives, or presidential electors.”

Judicial Watch also contends that Newsom’s mandate violates the California Voter’s Choice Act of 2016, which grants counties the option to qualify for and opt in to a system of mail-in voting. Judicial Watch argues the law reflects the legislature’s deliberate choice to delegate to each county the decision about whether to qualify and opt in to the all-mail ballot system. During the March 3, 2020 primary election, only 15 of California’s 58 counties qualified and opted-in to the all-mail balloting system.

The lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs will be harmed by Newsom’s mandate for all-mail voting because it imposes an entirely new election system that ignores the extensive qualifications required by California law before a county can opt in to all-mail balloting. Judicial Watch argues its plaintiffs will be at risk of having their votes thrown out or diluted by invalid votes under Newsom’s illegal system, and that Mr. Issa will have to expend additional resources to respond to the illegal mandate during his campaign.

“Governor Newsom’s vote-by-mail mandate is unconstitutional and may cause the votes of countless voters to be thrown out or not counted,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

“California law prohibits blindly mailing out ballots to every registered voter in the state. This scheme raises the risk of Election Day chaos as well as voter fraud.”

In 2018, California settled a federal lawsuit with Judicial Watch and began the process of removing up to 1.6 million inactive names from Los Angeles County’s voter rolls. Judicial Watch late last year sent notices to 11 additional California counties warning them of voting list maintenance issues. Judicial Watch recently sued North Carolina and Pennsylvania to force them to clean up their voter rolls.


https://www.judicialwatch.org/docume...20200522184957

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Loneiguana 09:57 AM 05-25-2020
Originally Posted by patteeu:
I wonder if the Brennan Center can help him come up with an answer to the question I asked him?
Haha, oh wow you really are that dumb.
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Merde Furieux 10:30 AM 05-25-2020
Originally Posted by Loneiguana:
Haha, oh wow you really are that dumb.
I can't imagine the abuse you must have suffered as a child.
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mnchiefsguy 11:40 AM 05-25-2020
Originally Posted by Loneiguana:
Dumbass makes horrible analogy, uses as a basis for a completely wrong belief. Must be a conservative.
Dumbass liberal can't refute said analogy because he knows it is true.

Not a completely wrong belief. Requiring an ID to vote is completely reasonable. You need an ID to do many things in life.
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Just Passin' By 01:44 PM 05-28-2020
On the topic of voting by mail


Originally Posted by :
Texas Supreme Court Rules Lack of Immunity to COVID-19 Not Enough to Qualify for Mail-In Voting

The Texas Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that “a voter’s lack of immunity to COVID-19” is not a physical disability that qualifies people to vote by mail.

The court agreed with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has argued that only a physical illness or disability that prevents voters from going to the polls should qualify an individual to vote by mail.

Judges decided that the risk of contracting the virus alone does not meet the state’s qualifications for voting by mail, noting that the decision to apply to vote by mail based on a disability is the voter’s and that they were confident clerks “will comply with the law in good faith.”...
https://www.theepochtimes.com/texas-...g_3367550.html
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Just Passin' By 05:11 PM 05-28-2020

Here’s the former chair of the DNC saying Mail-In Ballots are susceptible to fraud—especially in a presidential election year

For once I actually agree with her!

I wonder what changed?

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— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) May 28, 2020

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BucEyedPea 05:13 PM 05-28-2020
Originally Posted by Just Passin' By:
What changed was TRUMP!
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