ICYMI: Republicans Sue Hochul

September 21, 2023

In case you missed it…the NRCC, joined by the RNC, NYGOP, NY Conservative Party, and Republican members of the NY delegation, are suing Governor Kathy Hochul for her unconstitutional law allowing for no-excuse absentee voting. 

In case you missed it…

‘Unconstitutional’: Republicans Sue Hochul, New York Over No-Excuse Absentee Voting
Spencer Brown

A coalition of Republican groups and lawmakers hit the State of New York and its Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul with a lawsuit on Wednesday over attempts to open absentee voting to all residents without any excuse needed to justify why a voter is unable to cast a ballot in-person. 

As summarized in the Republicans’ lawsuit, the 2021 attempt to amend the constitution with a ballot question “Authorizing No-Excuse Absentee Ballot Voting” was “overwhelmingly” rejected by New York voters. “Although New Yorkers had voted for many expansions of mail voting in the past, they decided that his proposal went too far,” the complaint says.

The NRCC’s Chairman Richard Hudson meanwhile, questioned Hochul and her ilk’s priorities. “New York Democrats are more focused on rigging the rules than winning on issues,” he said. “Instead of working to stop crime, lower inflation and ensure parents’ rights in schools, they stick to their extreme policies that New Yorkers rejected once and will again in 2024,” he added.

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