U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) speaks during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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A Republican Congressman from Pennsylvania called on the Supreme Court on Tuesday to issue an emergency order that would prevent his state from taking further action to confirm its election results, which show President-elect Joe Biden won over President Donald Trump.
Rep. Mike Kelly's question comes after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf confirmed the former Democratic vice president won the state and won his 20 votes for the electoral college.
In light of this, Kelly asked the Supreme Court to "overturn" Wolf's certification and any other measures that would legally validate Biden's victory. His filing Tuesday also asked the Supreme Court to appeal against his contesting a change to mail-in voting rules in the state.
The motion pertains to a previous case filed in state courts in which Kelly alleged Pennsylvania lawmakers violated the state's constitution by allowing apologetic absentee voting in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismissed that claim earlier this week.
Biden is currently expected to win 306 electoral college votes, 36 more than it takes to claim a victory in the White House race.
Trump has refused to admit Biden, falsely claiming that he won the election and that there was widespread electoral fraud.
Earlier Tuesday, US Attorney General William Barr said the Justice Department had found no evidence of widespread fraud that would undo Biden's planned victory.
Trump's election campaign and his allies have repeatedly lost or withdrawn lawsuits attempting to invalidate ballot papers for Biden in several battlefield states.