California: Mail-in ballots turn another GOP win into a ‘loss’ – 3 weeks after election day

California: Mail-in ballots turn another GOP win into a ‘loss’ – 3 weeks after election day
They once were lost, but now are found. YouTube video

[Ed. – If this were going the other way — every single one of the “turn-arounds” from mail-in ballots going for Republican candidates — the Democrats would be screaming bloody murder.  And that’s what the Republicans should be doing.  This defies every realistic possibility.]

Democrat T.J. Cox overtook incumbent Republican Rep. David Valadao in California’s 21st congressional district in late ballot counts Monday — nearly three weeks after Election Day.

Valadao had a comfortable lead of 6.4% on Election Day. But California has extremely lenient rules about mail-in ballots, allowing ballots to be counted as long as they are postmarked by midnight on Election Day and received within the three days following.

As of Monday evening, Cox now leads Valadao by 0.4%, or 436 votes out of nearly 111,000 counted so far in the rural, heavily Hispanic district in California’s Central Valley.

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Cox had severe weaknesses as a candidate, including the fact that he had a “primary residence” in Bethesda, Maryland. Valadao crushed him in the primary race by nearly two-to-one.

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