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Voters wait in line at a polling station in Philadelphia Voters wait in line at a polling station in Philadelphia, on June 2, 2020. Photo: Hannah Yoon/Bloomberg

Although President Donald Trump has encouraged efforts to monitor voting taking place at Pennsylvania’s satellite elections offices—famously saying during the last presidential debate that “bad things happen in Philadelphia“—a state court judge has determined that campaign-affiliated poll watchers have no right to monitor off-site voting before Election Day.

On Friday, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Gary Glazer ruled that the state Election Code does not allow campaign representatives to monitor the satellite locations, where qualifying voters are allowed to register to vote and to receive, apply for and fill out mail-in ballots. Although monitors are allowed to watch voting at polling places on Election Day, Glazer said the satellite offices do not qualify as polling places under the Election Code.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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