U.S. Supreme Court rejects House Republicans' challenge to pandemic-era voting rules

Posted on AllSides January 24th, 2022
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by Republican lawmakers to pandemic-related proxy voting rules set by Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the Democratic-led House of Representatives that were tailored to limit exposure to COVID-19.

The voting rules, implemented in May 2020, allow members of the 435-seat House to serve as proxies for colleagues in quarantine or otherwise unable to cast floor votes in the chamber. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy and other lawmakers had asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision that allowed...

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https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-supreme-court-rejects-house-republicans-challenge-pandemic-era-voting-rules-2022-01-24/

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