The Commonwealth Court has ruled that Pennsylvania’s law allowing all voters in the state to cast mail-in ballots is unconstitutional. That decision is now bound for the state Supreme Court following an immediate appeal from the state.

In two orders issued Friday morning, a narrowly divided panel of the court granted summary relief declaring that Act 77, which allows for no-excuse mail-in voting, violates Article VII, Section 1 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, and is therefore void. The appeal to the high court places an automatic stay on the decision.

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