Friday, December 04, 2009

Election case interesting but unaccepted as fraud

Not an unexpected development in a Fayette election case. At least there was some news coverage of the denial.

Pa. top court won't hear failed Fayette County candidate's appeal
By The Tribune-Review
Friday, December 4, 2009

The state Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of a failed candidate who alleges impersonators may have voted in place of deceased voters.

In an opinion posted Thursday, the court denied Robert "Ted" Pritchard Sr.'s petition to appeal a Commonwealth Court ruling that upheld a lower court's dismissal of his lawsuit. In addition, the Supreme Court denied Pritchard's emergency motions to stay the election results of the May primary and November general election.

Pritchard had alleged that Fayette County failed to purge voter registration lists, resulting in impersonators possibly voting in place of deceased voters...

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