Pa. GOP Won't Overrule Popular Vote for Joe Biden, If Certified
November 12, 2020
Republican leaders in the General Assembly confirmed Friday, Nov. 6, that a certified popular vote victory for former Vice President Joe Biden for the presidency will stand, despite rumors to the contrary still circulating on social media.
Pa. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) and House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) told reporters that legislators care only that the state follows election law, no matter the outcome.
“Our role is to provide oversight,” Corman said. “Certainly we want to stay with that tradition that the popular vote gets the electorate.”
“We have a...