SCOTUS Just Made Huge Ruling Affecting Elections

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The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal by Washington, D.C., residents over their lack of voting rights in Congress.

The justices’ move affirmed a lower court ruling that held that D.C. residents are not entitled to voting representation in the U.S. House.

In a brief unsigned order Monday, the justices indicated their ruling was based on a Supreme Court decision from more than two decades ago that found that Washingtonians do not have a constitutional right to a vote in Congress.

Two of the court’s more conservatives justices — Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch — indicated they would have dismissed the appeal based on their view that the court lacked jurisdiction over the dispute.

D.C. has a delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), who is not authorized to vote on legislation on the House floor.

www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/10/supreme-court-turns-away-appeal-dc-residents-give-voting-member-congress/

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