Warren County’s 305 Uncounted Mail-in Ballots Won’t Be Counted until at Least Monday

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WARREN, Pa. – Warren County still has 305 mail-in ballots that have not been counted, and those ballots won’t be counted until at least Monday.

“We are waiting for ballot adjudication,” Lisa Rivett, the Department Head of the Warren County Elections and Voter Registration Department, said.

Rivett didn’t indicate what that adjudication was.

As of 3:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, the Pennsylvania Department of State was listing 112,796 mail-in ballots left to be counted in the Commonwealth.

Also, as of 3:15 p.m., the Pennsylvania Department of State was showing Democrat Joe Biden leading Republican Donald Trump by 13,539 votes (3,311,359 to 3,297,820).

While there isn’t a breakdown by political party of the remaining mail-in votes to be counted, it is known that Democratic mail-in/absentee ballots cast were 1,703,595, Republican mail-in/absentee ballots cast were 624,983, independent mail-in/absentee ballots cast were 211,260, and all other parties mail-in/absentee ballots cast were 91,527.

As of 3:15 p.m., the most outstanding uncounted mail-in votes were from Allegheny County (36,456) and Philadelphia County (23,288), according to the Commonwealth.

Regionally, Erie County still had 1,097 to count, Crawford County had 4,577 to count, Forest County had 18 to count, McKean County had 150 to count, Clarion County had 102 to count, Mercer County had 1,958 to count, and Venango County had four to count., according to the Commonwealth.

In Venango County, the four ballots still left to be counted were emergency absentee ballots from COVID-19 positive voters who had the ballots dropped off by a designated person.

According to Venango County Commissioner Mike Dulaney, those ballots are being quarantined for a couple of days.

“They were dropped off in baggies,” Dulaney said.