Trump campaign sues over mail-in drop-off sites for ballots in Pennsylvania

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The defendants include Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, a Democrat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and Republican allies are suing to force changes to how Pennsylvania collects and counts mail-in ballots under revamped rules.

The federal lawsuit filed Monday in Pittsburgh claims that as voters jumped to make use of the greatly broadened eligibility for mail-in ballots during the June 2 primary, practices and procedures by elections officials ran afoul of state law and the state and federal constitutions.

The defendants include Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, a Democrat. She is declining to comment.

Congressman Glen Thompson – along with three others join the President in the lawsuit.

“This is about fairness and integrity of our election process,” Thompson said.

The suit also claims the last minute changes confused voters as to when and where they could deliver their mail in vote.

The lawsuit also addresses poll watcher rules.

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