Amy Coney Barrett’s elevation to Supreme Court may affect key Pennsylvania ballot case

Once Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court, she could help decide a key Supreme Court case in Pennsylvania that mandates that mail-in ballots received within three days after Election Day be counted.

Last Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that allows the state to count mailed-in ballots received within three days after the Nov. 3 election, denying a request by the Pennsylvania Republican Party.

It’s a sensitive political issue nationally, considering that Pennsylvania plays an important role in the campaign strategies of President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The winner of Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes is likely to be
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