A federal judge in Nevada agreed to expedite a Republican request for a temporary restraining against the state’s process for counting mail-in ballots, as the
U.S. District Judge
Two Republican congressional candidates filed the suit Thursday, claiming observers don’t have proper access to the ballot-counting process and that Nevada’s advanced software system for scanning signatures on envelopes isn’t catching mismatches. The suit also claims about 3,000 mail-in ballots were cast illegally by out-of-state voters.
The plaintiffs made an emergency request for a hearing to argue for a temporary restraining order against the state’s ballot-counting procedure.
The suit names a Clark County official and Nevada Secretary of State
The DNC’s top election lawyer,
The two Republican congressional candidates behind the suit are former Nevada state legislator James Marchant and a lawyer, Daniel Rodimer. They were joined as plaintiffs by a voter, Jill Stokke, a 79-year-old blind woman who claims someone illegally voted in her name.
A lawyer for the Trump campaign made similar allegations in a letter to U.S. Attorney General
(Updates with hearing being set for Friday.)
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