Politics

Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots Received by Nov. 6 Will Count in Election

Mail-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 presidential election will count, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday, provided they were postmarked or believed to be postmarked by 8 p.m. on election night. The highest court in a crucial swing state ruled 5-2 for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, which had filed a lawsuit against Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar, a Democrat, and all 67 county boards. Calling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic "a natural disaster," Justice Max Baer, writing for the majority, said the primary elections earlier this year were rife with threatened disenfranchisement of thousands of voters as several county election boards strRead More From Source