Well, this seems problematic.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled today that signatures on a mail-in ballot DO NOT have to match those on file on the voter’s registration form:
AP: Pennsylvania's Supreme Court is prohibiting counties from rejecting ballots if the voter's signature on it does not resemble the signature on the voter's registration form.
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) October 23, 2020
The ruling was unanimous:
HARRISBURG, Pa. (@AP) _ Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday on a key concern over mail-in ballots in the battleground state, prohibiting counties from rejecting ballots because the voter's signature on it may not resemble their signature on their registration.
— Marc Levy (@timelywriter) October 23, 2020
2 of the 7 justices are Republicans:
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday on a key concern surrounding an avalanche of mail-in ballots in the presidential battleground state.
Two Republican justices joined five Democratic justices in the decision.https://t.co/1p9aKKybl1
— TribLIVE.com (@TribLIVE) October 23, 2020
Counties in Pennsylvania cannot reject mail-in and absentee ballots if a voter’s signature on the outer envelope does not match what’s on file, the state supreme court ruled Friday. This will make drawn-out challenges on Election Day less likely. https://t.co/HQZ8ZXGlVU
— The Philadelphia Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) October 23, 2020