UPDATED 5:25 PM PT – Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Republican state senators in Pennsylvania are taking steps toward a possible 2020 election audit. On Wednesday, the State Senate voted seven to four to authorize 17 subpoenas requesting information from Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) office.
The lawmakers are seeking information on all voters in the state, including partial Social Security numbers, driver’s license details and how they cast ballots. State Sen. Cris Dush (R) said the review is necessary in order to address allegations of voter irregularities in the swing state.
A Pennsylvania Senate committee is meeting this morning to vote on subpoenas for their 2020 election review.
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Sen. Dush argued “we’re not responding to proven allegations. We are investigating the allegations to determine whether or not they are factual.”
In the meantime, the Senate subpoenas gave a deadline of Oct. 1.