“This constitutional question will come up again in future elections. It is in the best interest of all Ohioans — all of America — to gain a definitive answer, regardless of politics,” Yost stated in the release.
President Donald Trump was ahead in votes in Pennsylvania before the mail-in ballots pushed his opponent, now presumed President-elect Joe Biden to a lead in the commonwealth.
In all, 10 Republican state attorneys general, including those from Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri and Oklahoma filed the amicus brief, which can submitted to the court by someone who has an interest in the case but isn’t a party to the case.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had unanimously upheld the three-day extension set by Democratic state officials concerned about Postal Service delays and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Associated Press reported.