In the US, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has gone ahead of his rival and President Donald Trump in important states Georgia and Pennsylvania, and he is extremely close to winning the election in a close contest, are appearing closer. Meanwhile, a US Supreme Court judge on Friday rejected a request made by Republican members of Pennsylvania. Members of the Republican Party had requested to immediately stop the counting of ballot papers after the election day. The judge has sent the matter to full court, on which a decision will be taken on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Supreme Court Judge Samuel Alito has ordered the Pennsylvania administration to set aside the late ballots, confirming a decision already made by the state’s top election official.
Thousands of ballots have been mentioned in the petition filed at the last minute. Which has strengthened the lead of Democratic nominee Joe Biden and posed a threat of defeat for President Trump. Most ballots are believed to be in Biden’s favor, while Republicans say these ballots should be disqualified under Pennsylvania state law.
The Republican Party wanted the High Court to order the ballot papers that came after 8 pm on election day to be kept separate from other ballots and to stop counting. The party’s concern is that if they are mixed with other ballots, this could shock efforts to disqualify those ballots.