Court rules late absentee ballots in Indiana won’t be counted

CHICAGO (ADAMS) – There will be no amnesty for late absentee ballots in Indiana.

A federal appeals court in Chicago yesterday overturned a southern Indiana federal judge’s ruling that absentee ballots that came-in after Election Day would be counted.

The appeals court said Election Day is the end of in-person voting, so it should also be the end of absentee voting as well.

The appeals court decision means ballots are due back to election managers by noon on Election Day. There is some talk of appealing the case to the United States Supreme Court.

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