Gov. Wolf condemns Trump’s lawsuit, reassures voters every vote will be counted

Written by on November 4, 2020

Gov. Wolf condemns Trump’s lawsuit, reassures voters every vote will be counted

By Jen Rehill

November 4, 2020

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PHOENIX, AZ – OCTOBER 31: A Maricopa County Elections Department staff member counts ballots ahead of Tuesdays election on October 31, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Early voting lasted from October 7th through the 30th in Arizona, which had a record number of early voters. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)

Wednesday afternoon, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf condemned the Trump campaign’s decision to sue the state to stop the ongoing counting of ballots.

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Governor Wolf says the state will continue its work to count, quote, “every vote and ensure everyone has their voice heard.” 

He says the attack on the election is an attempt to disenfranchise Pennsylvania voters.

The Trump campaign today launched a full-out assault on the vote count in Pennsylvania, claiming without evidence that there’s a lack of transparency in its ballot-counting process.

Well ahead of Election Day, the state’s top election official, Kathy Boockvar, had cautioned the public that it would likely take several days to count all the votes, including 3.1 million mail-in ballots. According to Pennsylvania’s elections website, there are still more than a million left to go. 

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