Wednesday, May 12, 2021

MA News: "Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to overturn 2020 state election results"


"A JUDGE has thrown out a challenge of the 2020 state election results that was filed by five losing Republican candidates.

Former congressional candidates John Paul Moran and Caroline Colarusso, state Senate candidate Steven Hall, and state representative candidates Ingrid Centurion and Craig Valdez had challenged the state law that allowed voters to vote by mail for any reason during the COVID-19 pandemic. They asked a judge to overturn the November 2020 election results, order a new election, and prevent Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin from implementing a variety of voting practices in the future, including mail-in ballot applications and voting and early voting (which has existed for several election cycles).

Worcester Superior Court Judge Janet Kenton-Walker ruled Monday that the challenge is no longer relevant. She granted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed by Attorney General Maura Healey on behalf of Galvin and Gov. Charlie Baker."
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1 comment:

  1. Whatever happened to common decency and good sportsmanship? It wasn't that long ago that the losers would graciously concede races and either offer their support to the winner or try again in a later election cycle.