Trump Campaign Appears Ready to Petition SCOTUS on Pennsylvania Supreme Court Postmark Ruling in First Post-RBG Election Case

This development reported by Democratic lawyer Marc Elias is in line with my theory that PA is one of the two states to watch in terms of pre- and post-election litigation by the Trump campaign.

Here’s how the Philly Inquirer described the holding of the Pa Supreme Court that will apparently be challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court:

State law says mail ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day, but the high court said Thursday that ballots will be counted if they are received by 5 p.m. the Friday after the Nov. 3 election. To count, ballots arriving after Election Day must either be postmarked by Nov. 3 or have no proof they were sent afterward. Ballots that arrive by the new deadline with missing or illegible postmarks would still be counted.

I haven’t been able to find the filing yet to see what federal question might be raised in this petition.


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