Pa. Panel Lets Voting-Machine Security Lawsuit Continue

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By Matthew Santoni (October 18, 2021, 6:57 PM EDT) — Two election-security groups and voters can continue seeking decertification of voting machines used in three Pennsylvania counties based on claims the machines could be insecure or expose voting information.

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania denied most of the state’s objections to the suit Monday, saying the National Election Defense Coalition, Citizens for Better Elections and 13 voters had sufficiently sustained their claims about the ExpressVote XL machine’s alleged vulnerabilities risking the petitioners’ votes not being counted properly.

According to the suit, then-Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar ignored or overlooked parts of the state’s Election Code when she approved in 2018…

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