U.S. Senate Candidate Sues Over Mail-in Ballots in Pennsylvania Midterms Primary
More candidates are trying to limit the way ballots can be cast
Republican U.S. Senate candidate David McCormick has filed a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court to compel counties to count undated mail-in ballots in his primary race against TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, whom he trails by less than 1,000 votes.
The race between McCormick, a former hedge fund executive, and Oz, who was endorsed by the former president, for the Republican party nomination is close enough to trigger an automatic recount under Pennsylvania state law.
While McCormick is slightly behind Oz after the May 17 vote, he is well ahead of his opponent in absentee ballots, according to polling firm Edison Research. McCormick has received 45,794 mail-in votes, compared with Oz, who has 32,944.
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