BATTLEGROUND PA ELECTION NEWS


>>Battleground Pennsylvania

(Lehigh, PA) -- Ballots are still being counted in Pennsylvania for the presidential election and results may take days. President Trump is currently ahead of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Pennsylvania. In the state's 7th Congressional District race, Incumbent Susan Wild is trailing Republican Lisa Scheller, but there are more than 80-thousand mail ballots left to count. Incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick is currently in the lead against Democratic challenger Christina Finello for the 1st Congressional District Race.

>>Wolf, Boockvar Say No Widespread Significant Problems During Election

(Harrisburg, PA) -- Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar say there were no widespread significant problems amid high turnout at the polls and more than two-and-a-half million mail ballots cast. Wolf said he’s proud of how Pennsylvanians conducted themselves. Voter registration exceeded nine million by the deadline to register.

>>Thousands Of Lancaster County Mail-In, Absentee Being Counted

(Lancaster, PA) -- Thousands of mail-in and absentee ballots in Lancaster County are being tallied. Over 150 volunteers and staff members began processing the ballots yesterday morning at the Lancaster County Convention Center.  Lancaster County Commissioner Josh Parsons says ballots postmarked by 8 p.m. yesterday will be counted if they are received by Friday at 5 p.m.

>>Lancaster County Setting Aside Ballots

(Lancaster, PA) -- Lancaster County is setting aside mail-in ballots that have been postmarked by November 3rd until the U.S. Supreme Court makes a decision about the ballot extension. County officials say they were advised by the Secretary of State to set those ballots aside and wait to count them, but on Sunday they were urged to count them as soon as possible. The Supreme court had already stood by the State Supreme Court's decision to extend the mail-in ballot deadline and some officials believe it's unfair to voters to set aside the ballots.

>>Luzerne County To Continue Counting Ballots Today

(Wilkes-Barre, PA) -- Ballots in Luzerne County are going to continue being counted today. Officials say they counted about 61-thousand ballots before wrapping things up last night. They will resume today at 10 a.m. Officials also expect tens-of-thousands of mail-in ballots to come in over the next few days. President Trump is currently ahead of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Pennsylvania.