Republican Senate candidate David McCormick filed a lawsuit on May 23 to ensure all mail-in ballots submitted without a handwritten date are not disqualified in the tightly contested GOP primary election for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
The lawsuit, filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, seeks to compel all of the state’s 67 counties to count ballots that were received on time but were missing a handwritten date on their envelope, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
Under state law, ballots that were received on time but were missing a handwritten date on their envelope would have been rejected.
The undated mail ballots were “indisputably submitted on time—they were date-stamped upon receipt—and no fraud or irregularity has been alleged,” McCormick’s lawyers wrote in their suit Monday, adding that the majority of Pennsylvania’s counties had indicated they won’t count the undated ballots, according to the report….


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