Federal judge upholds Minnesota's extended ballot counting

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota absentee ballots postmarked by Nov. 3 can be counted even if they’re received up to a week after Election Day, under a federal judge’s order turning back a Republican challenge to the extended balloting deadline.The ruling Sunday by U.S. District Judge Nancy Brasel upholds a Minnesota state court agreement spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic that allows counting of absentee ballots received up to Nov. 10. State officials are seeing a record number of mail-in ballots this year.Attorneys for Republican state Rep. Eric Lucero and GOP activist James Carson, who challenged the …

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