Iowa judge invalidates 50,000 ballot applications that violate state regs

Iowa judge invalidates 50,000 ballot applications that violate state regs
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[Ed. – It takes this story a while to get around to the point that the applications the county registrar sent out were in violation of state law.  They had too much information pre-filled (we aren’t told the content, but this was probably to the advantage of Democrats.  The county official is a Democrat, and Democrats don’t usually violate the law in order to benefit both parties equally).]

Judge Ian Thornhill’s ruling prompted election officials to resend applications to thousands of voters due to issues with the originals, according to CBS 46.

The report continued:

The judge sided with the Trump campaign and the Republican Party, which filed a lawsuit this month seeking to discard the absentee ballot request forms. …

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The ruling stated:

It is implausible to conclude that near total completion of an absentee ballot application by the auditor is authorized under Iowa law where the legislature has specifically forbidden government officials from partially completing the same document. …

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