A Luzerne County worker canvases ballots that arrived after closing of voting in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.AP
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s GOP have filed an emergency injunction with the U.S. Supreme Court in a bid to block state officials from taking any action on mail-in ballots received after Election Day as Joe Biden comes within striking distance of the White House.
The writ filed on Friday afternoon is the latest installment in a legal tug of war after Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court last month granted a three-day extension for mail-in ballot counting — a decision that SCOTUS upheld.
With Democratic nominee Joe Biden now leading in Pennsylvania, clawing his way back after trailing President Trump by 600,000 votes, the state’s GOP filed the writ with the Supreme Court.
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