The Supreme Court on Friday refused to take up Texas’s bid to undo election certification in four battleground states, ending a longshot bid to secure a second term for President Donald Trump.
Justice Samuel Alito ordered local election officials in Pennsylvania to keep mail-in ballots received after Election Day separate from all other votes in an emergency order Friday night.
A federal appeals court blocked Minnesota Democrats from extending the state’s mail-in ballot deadline past Election Day, handing state Republicans a major legal victory.
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to Republicans in battleground states Pennsylvania and North Carolina in a pair of emergency election appeals Wednesday night.
In a victory for Republicans Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a Democratic request to count mail-in ballots received after Election Day in Wisconsin.