Recount requests delay Pennsylvania election certification


              FILE - Election workers process mail-in-ballots for the midterm elections in Philadelphia, Nov. 8, 2022. Five weeks after Election Day, winning candidates in Pennsylvania from governor to Congress are waiting for their victories to become official. A coordinated effort among conservatives has inundated counties across the state with requests to recount the midterm ballots without providing any evidence of potential problems, delaying the ability of the state to certify the results. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - Mail-in and absentee ballots are fed into a machine for sorting during a media tour of the Allegheny County Election Division's Elections warehouse in Pittsburgh, Nov. 3, 2022. Five weeks after Election Day, winning candidates in Pennsylvania from governor to Congress are waiting for their victories to become official. A coordinated effort among conservatives has inundated counties across the state with requests to recount the midterm ballots without providing any evidence of potential problems, delaying the ability of the state to certify the results. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
            
              FILE - Voters walk past the sign pointing them to the polling location for in person voting in the general election, Nov. 8, 2022, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Five weeks after Election Day, winning candidates in Pennsylvania from governor to Congress are waiting for their victories to become official. A coordinated effort among conservatives has inundated counties across the state with requests to recount the midterm ballots without providing any evidence of potential problems, delaying the ability of the state to certify the results. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
            
              FILE - Allegheny County workers scan mail-in and absentee ballots at the Allegheny County Election Division Elections warehouse in Pittsburgh, Nov. 3, 2022.  Five weeks after Election Day, winning candidates in Pennsylvania from governor to Congress are waiting for their victories to become official. A coordinated effort among conservatives has inundated counties across the state with requests to recount the midterm ballots without providing any evidence of potential problems, delaying the ability of the state to certify the results.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Recount requests delay Pennsylvania election certification