National Democrats Seek to Intervene in GOP-Backed Challenge to Mail Voting in Pennsylvania

The DNC is asking to get involved in the Republican effort to nix a mail voting expansion many in the GOP supported in 2019

Lehigh County Pennsylvania
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The Democratic National Committee is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania Republicans aimed at curbing the use of mail voting, according to a copy of the filing shared with NBC News.

Fourteen Pennsylvania Republican legislators filed a lawsuit against the commonwealth on Aug. 31, arguing that a 2019 law that expanded access to mail voting to all eligible voters was unconstitutional, according to The Associated Press.

Most of the plaintiffs voted to pass the law two years ago — but since then, many Republicans have followed former President Donald Trump's lead in attacking the method of voting.

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