Pennsylvania Senate candidate David McCormick’s campaign is pushing for additional ballots to be counted in the state’s GOP primary results, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.
The lawsuit pushes for counting mail-in and absentee ballots missing a date on their envelope to be included in the election result.
“These ballots were indisputably submitted on time—they were date-stamped upon receipt—and no fraud or irregularity has been alleged,” according to the complaint, which was obtained by Politico.
“The Boards’ only basis for disenfranchising these voters is a technical error that is immaterial under both state and federal law,” it added.
Just last week, a federal 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that undated ballots in a county judgeship election from last year should be counted, a decision cited in McCormick’s Monday complaint.
The Hill has reached out to the McCormick campaign for comment.
The push comes after the election last week was declared too close to
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