The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), an election integrity group, has filed a federal lawsuit against North Dakota election officials for the state’s law allowing mail-in ballots to be accepted and counted after election day.
On Thursday, PILF filed the lawsuit in the district court, claiming that North Dakota’s law that allows state election officials to accept and count mail-in ballots up to 13 days after election day violates federal law.
“Election day has ceased to be a day,” PILF President J. Christian Adams said in a statement. “Instead, we have election month because states accept ballots that arrive days and even weeks after election day.”
“Not only does this lead to distrust and chaos in the system, but it also violates federal law,” Adams said. “PILF is fighting to end this lawlessness and restore the day in election day.”
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