US Appeals Court Upends Minnesota Plan To Extend Deadline For Receiving Ballots

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A federal appeals court on Thursday said Minnesota’s plan to count absentee ballots received after Election Day was illegal, siding with Republicans in the battleground state.

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said the deadline extension was an unconstitutional maneuver by the state’s top election official, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, a Democrat.

“However well-intentioned and appropriate from a policy perspective in the context of a pandemic during a presidential election, it is not the province of a state executive official to re-write the state’s election code,” the decision stated.

“There is no pandemic exception to the Constitution,” the majority wrote.

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1 COMMENT

  1. This is part of the Trump strategy to steal the election:

    1) Devastate the US Postal Service so that it doesn’t deliver legally cast ballots on time.

    2) Get your packed courts to invalidate the legally cast ballots because of how you prevented them from being delivered.

    This is how totalitarian dictators stay in power while pretending to have elections.

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