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The US Postal Service (USPS) issued approximately 40,000 ballots today as it continues to conduct twice-daily court-ordered scans ahead of various ballot receipt deadlines, an attorney said

The US Postal Service (USPS) delivered approximately 40,000 ballots today as it continues to conduct twice-daily court-ordered sweeps in various state deadlines to receive the ballots, lawyer said

In a court filing earlier today, USPS said 1,076 ballots were found at the USPS Processing and Distribution Center in Philadelphia

About 300 were found at the Pittsburgh Treatment Center, 266 at a Lehigh Valley facility, and others found at other treatment centers in Pennsylvania

In court, a justice ministry lawyer said it would appear 668 of the 1,076 ballots in Philadephia were discovered on Wednesday, not Thursday

The vote for the US president remains extremely close and Pennsylvania is one of the states that remains undecided

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Thursday ordered twice-daily sweeps at USPS facilities serving states with extended ballot reception times, with votes still being counted in U.S. states within range. electoral battle

Some states, including Nevada and North Carolina, count ballots received after election day as long as they are postmarked by Tuesday

Vote Forward attorney Shankar Duraiswamy said in court hearings this week that the USPS delivered about 150,000 ballots on Wednesday and 40,000 on Thursday

« The vast majority were for postmark states and would be delivered on time under state election law, » the USPS said yesterday

M Sullivan said processing centers should conduct morning and afternoon scans « to ensure all identified local ballots can be delivered that day. »

Ballots were still counted by election officials in battlefield states after the polls closed on Tuesday in one of the most unusual elections in U.S. history due to the pandemic coronavirus

Democratic candidate Joe Biden took a narrow lead over Republican President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania and Georgia Former vice president also keeps margins tight in Nevada and Arizona

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World News – UA – United States Postal Service issues 40,000 mail-in ballots



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