Politico: Can the Supreme Court handle a disputed election?


“This would not be a good moment for the Supreme Court to have to deal with a partisan dispute,” added Trevor Potter, a veteran Republican attorney and former chairman at the Federal Election Commission.

“It’ll be the first thing people think if there’s a contested election,” Potter said. And there’s reason to see the courts coming into play. Trump’s real estate and business career are coursed with litigation and the Republican has run his presidential campaign alleging everything from voter fraud to widespread “rigging” by the political establishment and the media.

This is also the scenario that would “increase the possibility of strategic litigation,” Potter said.

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