Trump v Boockvar PA SOS et al US Supreme Court filed December 20, 2020, ” statutory provisions…may not be ignored by state election officials or
changed by state courts”
“Why does a judge swear to discharge his duties agreeably to the constitution of the United States, if that constitution forms no rule for his government? if it is closed upon him, and cannot be inspected by him?”…Marbury V Madison
DONALD J. TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT, INC.,
Kathy Boockvar, Secretary of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, et al
Filed in the US Supreme Court December 20, 2020.
“Article II of the Constitution provides that “Each State shall appoint [electors
for President and Vice President] in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may
direct.” U.S. Const. art. II, § 1, cl. 2 (emphasis added). That power is “plenary,” and the statutory provisions enacted by the legislature in the furtherance of that
constitutionally-assigned duty may not be ignored by state election officials or
changed by state courts. Bush v. Gore (“Bush II”), 531 U.S. 98, 104-05 (2000).
Yet, during the 2020 presidential election, that is what the Pennsylvania
Supreme Court did in four cases – three at issue in this Petition, and one already
before the Court. Statutory requirements were eliminated regarding signature
verification, the right of campaigns to challenge invalid mail ballots, mandates that mail voters fill in, date, and sign mail ballot declarations, and even the right of campaigns to observe the mail ballot canvassing process in a meaningful way.
Collectively, these three decisions resulted in counting approximately 2.6 million mail ballots in violation of the law as enacted by the Pennsylvania
Legislature. According to public reports, without these protections, the resulting
disqualification rate of invalid ballots was anemic—meaning over 110,000 invalid ballots were illegally counted—more than enough to have affected the outcome of the election, where the margin between the two principal candidates for President currently stands at 80,558. The questions presented are therefore: