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Arizona judge rules against Navajo Nation lawsuit over delayed main-in ballots

Added 09-26-20 02:29:02pm EST - “A federal judge ruled Friday against a? Navajo Nation voter lawsuit that asked to require that election officials count mail ballots received from the reservation after? 7 p.m. on Election Day, as long as the ballots are postmarked…” - Foxnews.com

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A federal judge ruled Friday against a Navajo Nation lawsuit that asked to require that election officials count mail ballots received from the reservation after 7 p.m. on Election Day, as long as the ballots are postmarked before that deadline.

The voters who brought forth the suit argued that slow mail service and long distances between drop-off locations could mean that their votes may not be counted -- even if sent in early.

But Judge G. Murray Snow wrote that the Navajo Nation did not provide evidence that previous ballots were disproportionately discarded because of the deadline.

Snow said the plaintiffs failed to show that slow mail service would negatively impact Navajo voters more than other rural Arizona residents.

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