NEW: A group of 8 Republicans, including Congressman Mike Kelly & PA-17 candidate Sean Parnell are suing the GOP majority PA General Assembly, Gov. Tom Wolf, and Sec. of State Kathy Boockvar, claiming Act 77, which allowed for mail-in voting, is unconstitutional. THREAD /1
Act 77 passed with majority Republican support in a GOP-controlled legislature in 2019. It allowed for mail-in voting and eliminated straight party ticket ballots.

It passed the House 138-61, with only one GOP "No" vote. It passed the Senate 30-20 with all GOP voting "Yes". /2
In the lawsuit, filed this morning in Commonwealth Court, plaintiffs say Act 77 is "unconstitutional," and "implemented illegally." They argue it's an illegal attempt to override limitations on absentee voting, and needed to go through a constitutional amendment first /3
Plaintiffs in lawsuit say the certification of the election, which Joe Biden is currently leading by 80,000 in race for President, and which Rep. Kelly won and Mr. Parnell lost, should be prohibited.
Here is the complaint introduction from the Commonwealth Court filing /5
NEW: Last night on CNN, former Pa. Rep. Charlie Dent said sources told him incoming Pa. Senate Pro Temp @JakeCorman & Pa. House Speaker @RepBryanCutler were going to meet w/ @realDonaldTrump.
Both Corman & Cutler spox tell me they are not going to WH and haven't been invited. /6
UPDATE: The “petitioners” in this lawsuit, Kelly, Parnell, et al, apparently have not properly filed the lawsuit and have until Monday at 10am to properly file with @PAAttorneyGen Josh Shapiro

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