Pennsylvania Election Committee Refuses To Obey Audit Request From Legislature

Despite a legislative request from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the legislative committee is refusing to conduct an audit of the 2020 presidential election tally from within the state.

According to a report from

A bipartisan, bicameral legislative service agency on Monday, in a rare move, rejected a request from the House of Representatives to conduct a statistical-level review of the conduct of 2020 general election. The Legislative Budget & Finance Committee officers voted 2-1 against performing the “risk-limiting” audit that was ordered by House Resolution 1100. That resolution, sponsored by Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford County, passed the House on Thursday by a 112-90 vote, with all Republican members and three Democrats supporting it. […] Sen. Jim Brewster and Rep. Jake Wheatley, both Allegheny County Democrats, voted against taking on the audit. Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Montgomery County, favored the committee accept the assignment. Rep. Steve Barrar, R-Delaware County, who is retiring from the House at the end of this month, didn’t participate in the Zoom meeting.

The Democrat governor of the state, Tom Wolf, has called an audit pointless.

I wonder if he would have called it pointless if Biden was down by a small margin.

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