Skip to comments.Court lets North Carolina keep absentee deadline extension
Posted on 10/21/2020 12:57:29 AM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt
North Carolina can accept absentee ballots that are postmarked by Election Day for more than a week afterward, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to block an extension for accepting the ballots that was announced in late September. The State Board of Elections decided then that absentee ballots could be accepted until Nov. 12 as long as they were mailed by Election Day, lengthening the timeframe from three to nine days. The change was made as part of a legal settlement with voting rights advocates.
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Can the Republicans appeal?
Yes but lets get Barrett on the Supremes so Robert’s anti-Trump treachery can be neutralized
Oh they probably can. But they probably won't.
This is the same GOP that let Cooper get away with the governorship in 2016. Because of extended voting hours in deep blue Durham (and some ballots "found" in the Charlotte area, IIRC).
Of course it will e appealed. The trick is to wait another week for ACB to be seated at the Supreme Court then appeal it.That way, Roberts can’t block it.
“Because of extended voting hours in deep blue Durham (and some ballots “found” in the Charlotte area, IIRC)”
Yes, I remember that fiasco.
One can just hope the Republicans in NC learned their lesson then and will appeal this ruling all the way up the chain - and, yes, when our new Supreme Court justice is in place.
In state mail doesn’t take 9 days. They are opening the door to fraud on a massive scale. They have 9 days to gather as many votes as they need.
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“They are opening the door to fraud on a massive scale. They have 9 days to gather as many votes as they need.”
The NCGOP MUST appeal this ruling again.
Urging them to do so, though I am just one small voice.
Why 9 days...why not 8 or 10 or 30?
I have no idea what that means. En Banc? Emoluments?
SO tired of this..
Election Day should be the end of it.
If received by that date, great.
If not, well people need to get their act together. You snooze, you lose.
I sent in my absentee ballot in four weeks ago.
Whether it’s counted or not, I have no idea. I’m registered in Denver so I wonder if it went into a garbage can.
Who knows. Arbritrary choice by the Damnocrats I guess.
Evidently it will give them enough time to find the sufficient number of ballots to overturn President Trump’s lead.
Heck, let’s make it infinity!
After all, we must make sure that everyone has their say. ;)
The whole court as against only 3 judges.
It can be appealed, but it will probably get a 4/4 tie because of Roberts. The ruling will stand. Still, it should be appealed. The election is almost two weeks away, and there is no good reason for most people to wait until the last day to mail the ballot.
Could they time the appeal so that it gets to the Supreme Court AFTER our new Justice is seated?
In state mail doesnt take 9 days. They are opening the door to fraud on a massive scale. They have 9 days to gather as many votes as they need.
Of course, this is outrageous.
Why 9 days...why not 8 or 10 or 30?
Why not 30!!
Mitch should never have let it go into a confirmation hearing. The days of working together in good faith are over. Straight up and down vote.
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