There is no scenario in which this could actually work -- legally or otherwise.
There are many reasons the suggestion is ludicrous but one is this: Congress settles disputes over electors, and the House would never allow these votes to be counted.
And that requires this plan to clear so many other virtually impossible hurdles that it would almost certainly never get this far.
Flashback to Nov. 2016: An organized effort by activists to flip the Electoral College against Trump materialized, but they never won the backing of prominent Democrats, despite repeated entreaties to top Clinton aides.…

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NEW: The Postal Service discovered more than 1,000 ballots in Philadelphia facilities and 300 in Pittsburgh on Thursday and is rushing them to election officials ahead of a 5pm Friday deadline, according to a court filing posted just after midnight.…
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(They have not won Pennsylvania, and it might not be relevant to the final tally)
PA governor responds to Trump effort to stop vote-counting and prematurely claim victory >>>
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JUST IN: Postal Service files a new explanation in court explaining its failure to comply with Judge SULLIVAN's order but says it complied in spirit anyway.
SULLIVAN is *furious.* He says “11th hour” decision not to comply is a problem.

“Someone may have to pay a price for that,” he says.
SULLIVAN emphasizes he doesn’t hold the DOJ attorney responsible. “It’s your clients, each and every one of them, starting at the top of the food chain.”
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Trump begins his campaign to delegitimize potential late Biden gains while votes are being counted.
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The latest on what election observers are (and aren't) seeing across the country, w/ @ZachMontellaro…
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NEW: Lawyers for Strzok and McCabe declined this week to help DOJ vouch for the accuracy of handwritten notes used as evidence to dismiss the case against FLYNN.

But DOJ told Judge Sullivan both attorneys had verified the notes anyway. The details:…
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