SCOTUS Justice Alito Orders Late PA Ballots Segregated

While Pennsylvania is one of several states still counting ballots, county elections officials have been required by SCOTUS Justice Samuel Alito to separate ballots that arrived after Election Day. Will this affect the state’s count?


As several key states continue tallying ballots, Pennsylvania was ordered to keep mail-in ballots that arrived after the deadline set by state law separate.


reporting from the left side of the aisle


  • The Washington Post framed the fact that some counties would not verify their compliance by reporting state GOP officials “acknowledged that the party did not know of any county specifically not complying” with the state directive to separate ballots.
  • The Guardian characterizes the Alito order as “not particularly consequential” while headlining Republican legal efforts are “not going well”.




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