Pennsylvania Senate candidate David McCormick sued Monday to force the counting of mail-in ballots without a handwritten date on the outside envelope, in order to possibly close the gap between him and opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz.
Filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the lawsuit asks the state to force all of the state’s 67 counties’ boards of elections to count Republican mail-in ballots that had been received on time but did not have a handwritten date on the outside envelope, which the statute mandates.
Campaign lawyers for McCormick are basing their case on a decision that a federal appellate court made allowing such ballots to be counted in a disputed election in Pennsylvania in 2021, according to the Washington Examiner.
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