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Court shoots down GOP effort to block all-mail election option

U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen called plaintiffs’ claims that voting by mail would lead to widespread fraud ‘a fiction.’

 

Last updated 10/1/2020 at 12:15pm



by Chris Aadland

Montana Free Press

A federal judge rejected Wednesday a lawsuit brought by Republican groups seeking to halt mail-in voting during Montana’s November election, calling the plaintiffs’ claims that voting by mail would lead to widespread fraud “a fiction.”

Last month, President Donald Trump’s campaign, the Montana Republican Party, the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee sued Gov. Steve Bullock and Secretary of State Corey Stapleton, alleging that Bullock’s directive allowing counties to individually decide how to con...



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