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Trump seeks to stop 'all voting,' but only counting remains

Donald Trump
Posted at 9:12 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 09:12:51-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll take the presidential election to the Supreme Court, but it’s unclear what he means in a country in which vote tabulations routinely continue beyond Election Day, and states largely set the rules for when the count has to end.

Trump says "we want all voting to stop,” but the voting is over. It’s only counting that is taking place across the nation.

No state will count absentee votes that are postmarked after Election Day.

Democratic challenger Joe Biden’s campaign called Trump’s statement “outrageous, unprecedented, and incorrect.”