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U.S. Supreme Court will not allow extension in Wisconsin mail-in ballot deadline

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Siding with Wisconsin's Republican-led legislature, the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to allow an extension ordered by a federal judge in the deadline for returning mail-in ballots in the state, dealing a setback to Democrats.
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Justice Kagan Says Supreme Court 'Failed' To Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

Justice Kagan Says Supreme Court 'Failed' To Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The liberal justices dissented as the Supreme Court ruled against extending Wisconsin's deadline to count mailed-in ballots received after Election Day.
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Supreme Court Won't Extend Wisconsin's Deadline for Mailed Ballots

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

In April, the court had assumed an extension was permissible, though it insisted that ballots be mailed and postmarked before Election Day.
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In setback for Democrats, Supreme Court won't let late mail ballots count in Wisconsin

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Voting rights groups and the state and national Democratic parties had filed lawsuits seeking to extend the deadline.
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Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court has declined to reinstate a court-ordered extension of the deadline for the receipt of absentee ballots in Wisconsin, siding with Republicans in a pitched battle over election procedures amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The justices split, 5-3, along ideological lines, with all the court's Republican appointees voting to reject the six-day extension a U.S. District Court judge issued last month in the key presidential swing state.
The high court brushed aside complaints from Democrats and civil rights groups that enforcing the usual deadline of Election Day could...
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Supreme Court rejects request to extend Wisconsin's deadline for counting mail-in ballots

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The vote was 5 to 3, with the court's liberals in dissent.
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High court won't extend Wisconsin's absentee ballot deadline

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is siding with Republicans to prevent Wisconsin from counting mailed ballots that are received after Election Day.
The justices on Monday refused to reinstate a lower court order that called for mailed ballots to be counted if they are received up to six days after the Nov. 3 election. A federal appeals court had already put that order on hold.
Democrats argued that the flood of absentee ballots and other challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic makes it necessary to extend the period in which ballots can be counted. Wisconsin is one of the nation's hot...
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U.S. Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin deadline to receive absentee ballots

U.S. Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin deadline to receive absentee ballots

1 month ago   |   By WISN

The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Republicans in refusing to extend Wisconsin's deadline for absentee ballots to be received after Election Day.
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