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Supreme Court denies Republican leader McCarthy's challenge to House proxy voting

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Proxy voting allows lawmakers to cast votes through a colleague so they don't need to be physically present in the House chamber.
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Supreme Court declines to hear McCarthy's challenge to House proxy voting during pandemic

4 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had proposed the system in May 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and Republicans have used it despite their lawsuit against it
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Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to House proxy vote rule

Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to House proxy vote rule

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The rejection of the suit by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy affirms a prior federal appeals court ruling that the judiciary was prohibited from reviewing internal House rules.
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High court won't hear pandemic proxy voting dispute

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge from House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy to the proxy voting system that Democrats put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
McCarthy had sought a declaration that proxy voting, an absent representative giving authority for someone in attendance to cast his or her vote, was unconstitutional. As is typical, the high court said nothing in rejecting the challenge Monday.
House lawmakers voted by proxy for the first time in May 2020 following a House rules change. The change was intended to strike a balance between working...
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Supreme Court denies Kevin McCarthy's challenge to proxy voting in House

Supreme Court denies Kevin McCarthy's challenge to proxy voting in House

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court will not take up Kevin McCarthy's lawsuit challenging proxy voting rules in the House, a final nail in the coffin to House Republican opposition to the chamber's absentee voting procedures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
The lawsuit, filed by Minority Leader McCarthy and fellow House Republicans in May 2020, calls the House's pandemic proxy voting process “unconstitutional,” and has been rejected twice before. The Supreme Court's decision to not take up the lawsuit, which the court issued without explanation Monday, means a July 2021 lower court ruling that quashed...
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