US Elections: Supreme Court Denies Immediate Halt of Pennsylvania Count

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US Elections: Supreme Court Denies Immediate Halt of Pennsylvania Count       A US Supreme Court justice on Friday denied a request by Pennsylvania’s Republicans to immediately halt the counting of ballots arriving after Election Day — referring the challenge to the full court to consider on Saturday. Samuel Alito ordered Pennsylvania in the meantime to continue keeping the late-arriving ballots separate, affirming a decision already made by the state’s top elections official Kathy Boockvar, who told CNN they were unlikely to affect the outcome in any case. The…

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Nine Nigerians Contesting in US Elections Tuesday

Nigerians Contesting in US Elections

Nine Nigerians Contesting in US Elections Tuesday       No fewer than nine Nigerian Americans are on the ballot in Tuesday’s general elections in the United States. Running mostly on the platform of the Democratic Party, the candidates are bidding for different offices at the federal, state, and local levels. NAN reports that besides the presidential election, governorship polls are holding in 11 states and two territories, in addition to other state and local elections. Congressional elections are also holding on Tuesday with all the 435 seats in the U.S.…

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