Since November 3, constant and unsupported allegations of rampant election fraud have been made by President Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and dozens of other Republican lawyers and supporters, including Lee Zeldin, our congressional representative.
I’m asking for a little common sense as we work our way toward the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States.
Out of curiosity, I researched Pennsylvania’s election law, including Section 18 of the law, which describes penalties for 50 different types of election law violations. The penalties range from a minimum of $500 with one-year imprisonment, to $20,000 with five years of imprisonment.
Who would fraudulently cast a vote with these types of penalties? How many people could be encouraged or recruited to … [more]