Wisconsin Election Back On For Tuesday In The Middle Of A Pandemic
Wisconsin will hold its primary election on Tuesday after all.
The state’s high court blocked an emergency order from Gov. Tony Evers (D) that called for a postponement of in-person voting until June — a win for Republicans in the state who have fought any Election Day changes to account for the coronavirus pandemic.
The 4-2 decision, with conservative justices in favor and liberal justices dissenting, came 14 hours before polls are set to open in Wisconsin. An hour later, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that all absentee ballots had to be postmarked by April 7 and received by April 13 to be counted — accepting yet another Republican appeal to restrict mail-in voting.
That vote, too, was along ideological lines. As of Monday, the Wisconsin Election Commission …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]