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Trump v. Boockvar

Case Information

Date Filed: June 29, 2020
State: Pennsylvania
Issues: Absentee Ballots, Improper Election Administration, Polling Place Observers
Current Court: U.S. District Court District for the Western District of Pennsylvania (Case 2:20-cv-00966)

Issue:

Plaintiffs seek an order, declaration, and/or injunction that prohibits Defendants from permitting the return of absentee and mail-in ballots to locations other than the offices of the county boards of elections as prescribed by the Pennsylvania Election Code. Plaintiffs assert that votes are at risk of being canceled by fraud or diluted by a single person voting multiple times.

Status:

Complaint filed by 6/30/20. 

U.S. District For The Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Complaint For Declaratory And Injunctive Relief pdf file (7/1/20)
  • Motion To Expedite Speedy Declaratory Judgment Hearing And Expedited Discovery By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thomspon pdf file (7/1/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/1/20)
  • Order Holding In Abeyance Motion To Expedite And Ordering Responses To Motion By July 13, 2020 pdf file (7/1/20)
  • Answer To Complaint, By Huntingdon County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/10/20)
  • Motion To Intervene By Pennsylvania State Democratic Party, Dwight Evans, Sharif Street, Vincent Hughes, Danillo pdf file (7/10/20)
  • Proposed Order re Motion For Joinder By Delaware County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Intervene, Filed By Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, Patricia Demarco, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit A pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit B pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit C pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit D pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit E pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit F pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Exhibit G pdf file (7/15/20)
  • Response In Opposition To Request For Speedy Discovery Filed By Warren County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/16/20)
  • Motion For Leave To File Reply Brief In Support Of Motion For A Speedy Declaratory Judgment Hearing And Expedited Discovery By John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/16/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Potter County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/18/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim Filed By Potter County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/18/20)
  • Motion To Intervene By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/20/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/20/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Intervene By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/20/20)
  • Affidavit Exhibit A pdf file (7/20/20)
  • Affidavit Exhibit B pdf file (7/20/20)
  • Response In Opposition To Motion To Intervene, Filed By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/23/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim Or, In The Alternative, Motion For More Definite Statement And/Or Motion To Strike Complaint By Washington County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Motion To Strike, Motion For More Definite Statement On Filed By Washington County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • First Motion To Dismiss re Complaint, By Kathy Boockvar pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss Filed By Kathy Boockvar pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Opposition re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim Filed By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/24/20)
  • First Motion To Dismiss By Alleghany County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Greene County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss Filed By Alleghany County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion For Joinder By Greene County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Carbon County Board Of Elections, Monroe County Board Of Elections, Pike County Board Of Elections, Snyder County Board Of Elections, Wayne County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • First Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Northhampton County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Filed By Carbon County Board Of Elections, Monroe County Board Of Elections, Pike County Board Of Elections, Snyder County Board Of Elections, Wayne County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Or In The Alternative, Motion For More Definite Statement And/Or Motion To Strike By Berks County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Or In The Alternative, Motion For More Definite Statement And/Or Motion To Strike By Berks County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss And Motion For Joinder By Armstrong County Board Of Elections, Bedford County Board Of Elections, Blair County Board Of Elections, Centre County Board Of Elections, Columbia County Board Of Elections, Dauphin County Board Of Elections, Fayette County Board Of Elections, Indiana County Board Of Elections, Mercer County Board Elections, Montour County Board Of Elections, Northumberland County Board Of Elections, Lackawanna County Board Of Elections, Lawrence County Board Of Elections, Venango County Board Of Elections, York County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss, Motion For Joinder Filed By Armstrong County Board Of Elections, Bedford County Board Of Elections, Blair County Board Of Elections, Centre County Board Of Elections, Columbia County Board Of Elections, Dauphin County Board Of Elections, Fayette County Board Of Elections, Indiana County Board Of Elections, Mercer County Board Elections, Montour County Board Of Elections, Northumberland County Board Of Elections, Lackawanna County Board Of Elections, Lawrence County Board Of Elections, Venango County Board Of Elections, York County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Intervene By Michael Crossey, Dwayne Thomas, Irvin Weinrich, Brenda Weinrich, And The Pennsylvania Alliance For Retired Americans pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Intervene Filed By Michael Crossey, Dwayne Thomas, Irvin Weinrich, Brenda Weinrich, And The Pennsylvania Alliance For Retired Americans pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit A pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit B pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit C pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit D pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit E pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion For Joinder By Jefferson County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss (Provisional) By Patricia Demarco, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss By Patricia Demarco, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction By Adams County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Interrogatories pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Joinder Of Westmoreland County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss By Proposed Democratic Intervenors By Nina Ahmad, Anton Andrew, Austin Davis, Janet Diaz, Dwight Evans, Isabella Fitzgerald, Danillo Burgos, Morgan Cephas, Edward Gainey, Manuel Guzman, Jr., Jordan Harris, Art Haywood, Vincent Hughes, Mary Isaacson, Malcolm Kenyatta, Patty Kim, Pennsylvania State Democratic Party, Peter Schweyer, Sharif Street, Stephen Kinsey, Rick Krajewski, Anthony Williams pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support Of >Motion To Dismiss By Proposed Democratic Intervenors By Nina Ahmad, Anton Andrew, Austin Davis, Janet Diaz, Dwight Evans, Isabella Fitzgerald, Danillo Burgos, Morgan Cephas, Edward Gainey, Manuel Guzman, Jr., Jordan Harris, Art Haywood, Vincent Hughes, Mary Isaacson, Malcolm Kenyatta, Patty Kim, Pennsylvania State Democratic Party, Peter Schweyer, Sharif Street, Stephen Kinsey, Rick Krajewski, Anthony Williams pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit 2 pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction Or, In The Alternative, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction Or, In The Alternative, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint By Luzerene County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion For Joinder As To Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction And Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim , First Motion To Dismiss re Complaint, Brief In Support Of Motion, by Clearfield County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint By Lehigh County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint By Lehigh County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Reply Brief re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Opposition To Motion, Brief In Support Of Motion Filed By Potter County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/24/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/25/20)
  • Joinder Of Crawford County Board Of Elections To Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Support Of Motion pdf file (7/25/20)
  • Response In Opposition To Motion To Intervene, Filed By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim Filed By Northhampton County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Answer To Complaint By Lancaster County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Disclosure Statement pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Certificate of Service pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Motion For Joinder As To First Motion To Dismiss re Complaint, Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction Or, In The Alternative Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Delaware County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Joinder Of Luzerene County Board Of Elections To Brief In Support Of Motion, Brief In Support Of Motion, Brief In Support Of Motion pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Amended Complaint Against Various County Board Of Elections Of Pennsylvania By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/27/20)
  • Notice Redline Comparison Of Original And Amended Complaint By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (7/29/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction By Carbon County Board Of Elections, Monroe County Board Of Elections, Pike County Board Of Elections, Snyder County Board Of Elections, Wayne County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/29/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/29/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Filed By Carbon County Board Of Elections, Monroe County Board Of Elections, Pike County Board Of Elections, Snyder County Board Of Elections, Wayne County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/29/20)
  • Joinder Of Crawford County Board Of Elections To Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction pdf file (7/30/20)
  • Motion For Leave To File Reply In Support Of Motion To Intervene By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/30/20)
  • Proposed Reply Brief pdf file (7/30/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/30/20)
  • First Motion For Joinder By Alleghany County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Washington County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Motion For More Definite Statement, Motion To Strike Filed By Washington County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss Amended Complaint By Kathleen Boockvar pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss Amended Complaint By Kathleen Boockvar pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 2 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 3 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Joinder Of Lehigh County Board Of Elections To Motion To Dismiss, Brief In Support Of Motion pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss By Northhampton County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss By Northhampton County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Armstrong County Board Of Elections, Bedford County Board Of Elections, Blair County Board Of Elections, Fayette County Board Of Elections, Centre County Board Of Elections, Columbia County Board Of Elections, Dauphin County Board Of Elections, Huntington County Board Of Elections, Indiana County Board Of Elections, Mercer County Board Of Elections, Montour County Board Of Elections, Northumberland County Board Of Elections, Venango County Board Of Elections, Lackawanna County Board Of Elections, Lawrence County Board Of Elections, Lebanon County Board Of Elections, York County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Armstrong County Board Of Elections, Bedford County Board Of Elections, Blair County Board Of Elections, Fayette County Board Of Elections, Centre County Board Of Elections, Columbia County Board Of Elections, Dauphin County Board Of Elections, Huntington County Board Of Elections, Indiana County Board Of Elections, Mercer County Board Of Elections, Montour County Board Of Elections, Northumberland County Board Of Elections, Venango County Board Of Elections, Lackawanna County Board Of Elections, Lawrence County Board Of Elections, Lebanon County Board Of Elections, York County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Joinder Of Westmoreland County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Joinder Of Jefferson County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss re Amended Complaint, Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Support Of Motion, Potter County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss re Amended Complaint, Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Support Of Motion, Potter County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint And Joinder By Luzerene County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint And Joinder By Luzerene County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion For Joinder As To Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Support Of Motion, By Franklin County Board Of Elections, Perry County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 1-7 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Joinder Of Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections To Motion To Dismiss, Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Brief In Support Of Motion pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss By Democratic Intervenors re Amended Complaint, By Nina Ahmad, Anton Andrew, Austin Davis, Janet Diaz, Dwight Evans, Isabella Fitzgerald, Danillo Burgos, Morgan Cephas, Edward Gainey, Manuel Guzman, Jr., Jordan Harris, Art Haywood, Vincent Hughes, Mary Isaacson, Malcolm Kenyatta, Patty Kim, Pennsylvania State Democratic Party, Peter Schweyer, Sharif Street, Stephen Kinsey, Rick Krajewski, Anthony Williams pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss re Amended Complaint, By Patricia Demarco, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Memorandum In Support Of Motion To Dismiss Amended Complaint pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Lack Of Jurisdiction By Adams County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit A pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion For Leave To File Reply In Support Of Motion To Intervene By Patricia Demarco, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Reply Brief pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss By Democratic Intervenors re Amended Complaint, By Nina Ahmad, Anton Andrew, Austin Davis, Janet Diaz, Dwight Evans, Isabella Fitzgerald, Danillo Burgos, Morgan Cephas, Edward Gainey, Manuel Guzman, Jr., Jordan Harris, Art Haywood, Vincent Hughes, Mary Isaacson, Malcolm Kenyatta, Patty Kim, Pennsylvania State Democratic Party, Peter Schweyer, Sharif Street, Stephen Kinsey, Rick Krajewski, Anthony Williams pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 1 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 2 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Exhibit 3 pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Joinder Of Delaware County Board Of Elections To Motion To Dismiss, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction,, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim pdf file (7/31/20)
  • First Motion For Leave To File Amended Proposed Intervenors Motion To Dismiss By Michael Crossey pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Renewed Motion To Dismiss pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Berks County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Berks County Board Of Elections pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support Of Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim By Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future, Sierra Club pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Brief In Support re Motion To Dismiss, Filed By Patricia Demarco, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Danielle Graham Robinson, NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference, League Of Women Voters Of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Wise pdf file (7/31/20)
  • Motion For Joinder By Greene County Board Of Elections pdf file (8/2/20)
  • Motion For Leave To File Omnibus Brief In Opposition To Pending Motions To Dismiss By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Exhibit A pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Proposed Order pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Response In Opposition To Motion To Intervene, Filed By Donald J. Trump For President, Inc., John Joyce, Mike Kelly, Melanie Stringhill Patterson, Republican National Committe, Guy Rechenthaler, Clayton David Show, Glenn Thompson pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Joinder Of Erie County Board Of Elections To Motion To Dismiss pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Memorandum Order Granting Motions To Intervene pdf file (8/3/20)
  • Joinder Of Tioga County Board Of Elections pdf file (8/4/20)
  • Joinder Of Bucks County Board Of Elections, Chester County Board Of Elections, Montgomery County Board Of Elections, Philadelphia County Board Of Elections To Brief In Support Of Motion, Motion To Dismiss/Lack Of Jurisdiction, Motion To Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Motion For Leave To File pdf file (8/4/20)
  • Joinder Of Schuylkill County Board Of Elections pdf file (8/4/20)
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