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Lawyers for both parties ready to challenge results

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Presidential elections are decided at the ballot box. This one could get a little assistance from the courtroom.

Lawyers for both parties are descending on key swing states, anticipating legal challenges after what could become a razor-thin decision that rests on how, where, and which ballots are counted. Such disputes could provide a coda to an election cycle that has been marked by state moves to limit early-voting days and require voters to provide photo IDs.

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