The marketing campaign for stroked-out Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman warned Pennsylvania voters to organize for a “lengthy week” of vote counting after the midterm elections on Tuesday.
“Buckle up for an extended week. This race is shut, and we must always all be ready for a course of that takes a number of days earlier than all eligible votes are correctly counted and the outcomes are clear,” the Fetterman marketing campaign introduced in a memo on Monday.
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The Fetterman marketing campaign pointed to the 2020 election as proof that the 2022 midterm election will even take days to report the outcomes.
“Flash again to 2 years in the past: the 2020 presidential race was not referred to as in Pennsylvania till practically 4 days after polls closed,” the Fetterman marketing campaign acknowledged.
“It might take that lengthy once more this cycle. It takes time to rely ballots in Pennsylvania, and counties report their very own outcomes.”
What the memo didn’t point out is that a part of the rationale the Pennsylvania 2020 election took so lengthy is as a result of the state inexplicably stopped counting votes at 1:30 AM on Nov. 3.
The Fetterman marketing campaign additionally accused former President Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R), and Republican candidates Doug Mastriano and Dr. Mehmet Oz of making ready to “problem the outcomes” with “conspiracy theories” concerning the integrity of the election outcomes.
“Election Day is nearly right here, and Republicans are already laying the groundwork to probably unfold false conspiracy theories concerning the possible ‘purple mirage’ of poll processing in Pennsylvania,” the marketing campaign acknowledged.
“The truth is Pennsylvania legislation means in-person votes that skew Republican are inclined to disproportionately be counted and reported earlier than Democratic-leaning mail-in ballots.”
This comes after Performing Secretary of State Leigh Chapman (D) additionally warned voters to organize for delays within the vote rely.
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Performing Pennsylvania Secretary of State Leigh Chapman informed The Publish in a current interview that the state expects to have unofficial outcomes from the 2022 midterm elections days after Election Day on Nov. 8.https://t.co/UGDnsQcEUK pic.twitter.com/BxvxqdlPo9
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“So voters and the general public know that when there are delays in counting it doesn’t imply that there’s something nefarious taking place. It’s simply what the legislation is in Pennsylvania,” Chapman insisted in October.
Notably, Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) administration declared that Pennsylvania would think about undated mail-in ballots as legitimate within the midterm election.
However the Pennsylvania Supreme Courtroom overturned that coverage final week, ruling undated mail-in ballots should be put aside till their send-out date is decided.
Moreover, Republican lawmakers discovered 240,000 unverified ballots had been despatched out to counties throughout the state, and requested Chapman to set them apart as effectively till the voters connected to them produce legitimate ID.
If that wasn’t sufficient, the state additionally coincidentally introduced widespread outages of its voter databases on Sunday.
All these sign an ideal storm of delays, uncertainty and doubt surrounding the midterms in Pennsylvania.