HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court is taking over another election-related lawsuit, this one filed by the state Democratic Party amid a partisan fight over fixing glitches and gray areas in the battleground state’s fledgling mail-in voting law.
Briefs are due Sept. 8, the state Supreme Court said in its Tuesday order.Ambridge Couple Spread Christmas Cheer With Light Display Including 20,000 Lights
The Democratic Party’s lawsuit asks the court to order an extension of Pennsylvania’s Election Day-deadline to count mailed-in ballots, a similar request to one in a lawsuit already taken up by the state Supreme Court.READ MORE: PennDOT Asking For Public Input Ahead Of Bridge Work In Westmoreland County
It also asks the court to allow the use of satellite election offices and drop boxes to help relieve the pressure from an avalanche of mailed-in ballots.MORE NEWS: Man Being Charged After Stabbing His Boss During A Meeting
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