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Pennsylvania high court throws out lawsuit challenging US election

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29.11.2020

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its November 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state.

The state Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, threw out the three-day-old order, saying the underlying lawsuit was filed months after the expiration of a time limit in Pennsylvania’s expansive year-old mail-in voting law allowing for challenges to it.

Justices also remarked on the lawsuit’s staggering demand that an entire election be overturned retroactively.

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“They have failed to allege that even a single mail-in ballot was fraudulently cast or counted,” Justice David Wecht wrote in a concurring opinion. A woman holds up her cell phone before a rally with then presidential candidate Donald Trump in Bedford, New Hampshire, September 29, 2016. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

The state’s attorney general, Democrat Josh........

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