Supreme Court rejects case challenging Pennsylvania's mail-in ballot deadline | TheHill

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The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a case against Pennsylvania's handling of mail-in ballots, dispensing with yet another legal challenge over the 2020 election.
The justices released an order on Monday instructing a lower court to dismiss the case as moot. The order did not include an opinion or indicate which justices supported or opposed the move.

A Republican congressional candidate and four individual voters filed a federal lawsuit against Pennsylvania elections officials in October after a state court ruled that mail-in ballots could be counted if they were received up to three days after Election Day, which legislators had established as the deadline.

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Democrats had sued in state court to have the deadline extended due to the expected increase in mail ballots because of the pandemic.

The Republican candidate who brought the suit, Jim Bognet, lost his race…
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