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Supreme Court ruling spurs Wisconsin to get outstanding absentee ballots returned by Election Day

6 monthes ago   |   By WESH

People in the battleground state of Wisconsin were pushing Tuesday to get 320,000 outstanding absentee ballots returned by the close of polls on Election Day.
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The Supreme Court's decision on Wisconsin's ballot receipt deadline hints at how they could rule on other key 2020 election issues

The Supreme Court's decision on Wisconsin's ballot receipt deadline hints at how they could rule on other key 2020 election issues

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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On Monday night, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-3 to uphold an appeals court decision requiring mail ballots in the key battleground state of Wisconsin to be received by the time the polls close on Election Day. It's a decision that hints at how the now nine-justice court may approach similar cases in the near future.
The current case began when Wisconsin District Court Judge William Conley ruled in September to require Wisconsin officials to accept mail ballots that are postmarked by Election Day and arrive six days later because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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