In a two-sentence “notice of partial mootness” filed in Arizona Superior Court, a Trump campaign lawyer conceded that Thursday’s latest vote count “has rendered unnecessary a judicial ruling as to the presidential electors.”
The move came after lawyers for Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and other defendants filed court papers that said Biden was leading Trump by 11,414 votes, with 10,315 left to be counted and only 191 “overvotes.”
That tally means the race can’t be decided by the overvotes, the filing said.
In a suit filed Saturday, the Trump campaign had claimed that ballots marked with Sharpie pens were improperly disqualified when voting machines wrongly registered them as overvotes, resulting in a flawed count.
Meanwhile, Chief Judge Timothy Kenny of the Third Circuit Court