Republican Senators Denounce 'False Hope' of Pa. Legislative Election Reversal
December 10, 2020
Two Lancaster County Republican senators said Dec. 4 that a campaign from fellow GOP colleagues to change the state’s electors in support of the president gives “false hope” that the Legislature can overturn the results.
State Sens. Ryan Aument and Scott Martin said a constitutional provision dating back more than 80 years demands that the state awards its electors to the certified winner of the popular vote. Gov. Tom Wolf confirmed on Nov. 24 that former Vice President Joe Biden etched out a narrow 81,000-vote victory over Donald Trump.
“To be clear, Republicans cannot only advoca...