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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Republican Suit To Throw Out Ballots

Added 11-29-20 02:07:01pm EST - “One justice writes: "It is not our role to lend legitimacy to such transparent and untimely efforts to subvert the will of Pennsylvania voters."” - Npr.org

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Saturday rejected a lawsuit by Republicans challenging the state's mail-in voting law. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Saturday rejected a lawsuit by Republicans challenging the state's mail-in voting law.

Another Republican effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election has been stopped, this time by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which on Saturday rejected a request that some 2.5 million mail-in ballots in the state be thrown out.

In its ruling, the high court unanimously dismissed a lawsuit that claimed that a 2019 state law allowing no-excuse absentee ballots was unconstitutional.

The suit, filed by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly and others on Nov. 21, requested that the state reject mail ballots submitted under that law, or allow state lawmakers to select presidential electors. The state legislature is controlled by Republicans.

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