Legal Armies Ready If Cloudy Election Outcome Heads to Court

Legal fights could take on new urgency, not to mention added vitriol, if a narrow margin in a battleground state is the difference in the presidential election.

  • Published 2 November 2020
Absentee ballots are seen in a locked ballot box during early voting at the Park Slope Armory YMCA, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Signature matches. Late-arriving absentee votes. Drop boxes. Secrecy envelopes. Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday’s election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, not to mention added vitriol, if a narrow margin in a battleground state is the difference between another four years for President Donald Trump or a Joe Biden administration. Both sides say they’re ready, with thousands…

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