The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Wednesday to take up a challenge to North Carolina’s decision to allow absentee ballots to be received and counted as late as nine days after voters head to the polls on Nov. 3.
Breaking: Supreme Court allows counting of ballots in North Carolina received 9 days after election as long as ballots postmarked by election day, dealing a victory to democrats. The court’s order is a loss for the Trump campaign.
Justice Barrett took no part in the decision
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) October 28, 2020
The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to 9 days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. https://t.co/W4D9tFAwBM
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 28, 2020