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Pennsylvania Election Officials Cant Discard Mail Ballots Over Signatures

Pennsylvania mail ballots can no longer be discarded by election officials if they believe a signature does not match the one in the voters file, officials in the key battleground state told counties on Sept. 14. The new guidance issued by Pennsylvanias Department of State Monday came amid growing concerns that that tens of thousands of mail-in ballots could be discarded in the state in the presidential election over technicalities. “If the Voters Declaration on the return envelope is signed and the county board is satisfied that the declaration is sufficient, the mail-in or absentee ballot should be approved for canvassing unless challenged in accordance with the PennsRead More From Source

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