Mensch: Governor’s Veto Bad for Voters and Taxpayers

Harrisburg – Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) today released the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 48, the Election
Code bill:

“When Governor Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 48, he vetoed funding for the voting machines that he himself demanded. He left county
taxpayers holding the bill. In addition, while the vast majority of states no longer allow straight-party voting, Governor Wolf’s veto keeps Pennsylvania tied to a partisan past. It’s clear that Washington, D.C. party operatives told the Governor that eliminating straight-party
voting would hurt his political party, and he acted accordingly. His veto is bad for voters and bad for taxpayers.” 

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