In July Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin voted to suspend a Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) rule that allowed state county clerks to fill in and proper ballots with incorrect or lacking info in order that they might be counted.
This WEC rule had been in impact since 2016. It permits clerks to treatment mail-in poll info with out contacting the voters first. f they noticed a poll with incomplete or inaccurate info they might simply fill within the envelope themself.
The Joint Committee for Overview and Administrative Guidelines within the Wisconsin Legislature voted alongside get together traces 6-4 to droop this WEC follow that clearly allowed for the probability of fraudulent votes to be counted.
However later that very same day the Wisconsin Elections Fee introduced they are going to violate the legislation and order county clerks to proceed to fill in and repair incorrect or incomplete ballots!
However earlier at present, on Wednesday, a Wisconsin decide dominated that state legislation doesn’t permit election clerks to fill in lacking info on witness certification envelopes that comprise absentee ballots.
FOX 11 News reported:
A Wisconsin decide on Wednesday dominated that state legislation doesn’t permit election clerks to fill in lacking info on witness certification envelopes that comprise absentee ballots, delivering a victory to Republicans 9 weeks earlier than the election within the battleground state.
The lawsuit, backed by the GOP-controlled Legislature, is the most recent transfer by Republicans to tighten restrictions on absentee voting within the swing state the place Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson are on the poll in November.
Waukesha County Circuit Choose Michael Aprahamian on Wednesday granted GOP motions to right away block the follow, referred to as poll curing. The case is anticipated to in the end go to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Courtroom, which in July ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes located outside of clerk offices are illegal.
The case will now probably head to the conservative-leaning Wisconsin Supreme Courtroom.
Hat Tip Jefferson Davis