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After Dispute, Bucks County PA Won't Count Absentee Ballots Until Wednesday


Now, we find out that the board -- which ruled Friday to sequester absentee ballots at their headquarters instead of sending them to individual precincts for counting -- will count the 8,000+ absentee ballots on Wednesday, the day after Election Day.

That may leave the race between Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) and challenger Mike Fitzgerald (R) in limbo a day or more after the election.

Both the Democratic and Republican parties in Pennsylvania tell TPMmuckraker they're busy preparing for potential legal challenges, depending on what happens today and tomorrow.

The TPM Polltracker Average shows the Fitzpatrick leading Murphy 50.1%-40.6%.