North Carolina Mail-In Ballot Receipt Extension Upheld by Federal Court

A federal appeals court ruled on Oct. 20 to uphold a deadline extension in North Carolina for the receipt and counting of absentee ballots to nine days from three. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals denied injunctive relief, pending appeal, in a lawsuit that was brought by Republican legislative leaders seeking to reimpose a three-day window after Election Day for receiving and counting mail-in ballots, which the State Board of Elections last month agreed to expand to nine days. “The deadline extension only changes two things: more votes cast by mail will be counted rather than discarded because of mail delays, and fewer voters wiRead More From Source

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