Former Clinton-era investigator Ken Starr testified in front of a Senate panel that Pennsylvania’s last-minute changes to election laws before the Nov. 3 election were violations.
“The principle here is … [the] Constitution is very clear that it is the prerogative of state legislatures to determine what these rules and laws are,” Starr told the Senate Homeland Security Panel. “And that was, I must say, flagrantly violated in Pennsylvania, and perhaps elsewhere as well.”
Starr was answering a question from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) about whether courts in the future will rule that it was “wrong” for secretaries of state in Pennsylvania and other states to “change laws” about voting without the approval of legislatures.
“I think there is a possibility,” Starr said, describing the 2020 election as one with “an unprecedented use of mail-in ballots.” He added: “This issue may recur again.” Read more…