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Pennsylvania GOP loses again as federal judge rules undated mail-in ballots received before the election are valid

Added 01-14-21 02:30:18pm EST - “Lt. Gov. Fetterman is running for the U.S. Senate in 2022.” - Twitchy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Twitchy.com: “Pennsylvania GOP loses again as federal judge rules undated mail-in ballots received before the election are valid”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A few days ago — and it seems like a month ago — the big story out of Pennsylvania was how Republicans in the state Senate refused to seat a Democrat who was the certified winner of the race by only 69 votes because there was a federal case pending over a number undated mail-in ballots that were received before election day that Republicans argued should not be counted.

The fight got so intense that John Fetterman, the state’s Dem Lieutenant Governor, was removed from the chamber over it:

Pennsylvania State Senate Republicans just refused to seat a victorious Dem — even though the results were certified.

A federal judge has upheld the validity of undated mail ballots cast in Allegheny County, ruling in favor of a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Senate whose win was previously certified by the state.

But Republicans have signaled a broader effort to clean up the election code around mail-in ballots so that counting ballots differently between counties doesn’t happen again.

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