Wisconsin Governor Postpones Primary on Eve of Voting

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor on Monday suspended in-person voting for the state’s pivotal primary election set for Tuesday, after weeks of chaos and confusion in which election officials were scrambling to ensure safe access to the polls in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Top Wisconsin Court Sides With Republicans on ID Rules for Absentee Voters

The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously ordered the clerk of a liberal-leaning county to stop advising voters that they do not have to present photo ID in order to cast their absentee ballot, in a win for state Republicans one week ahead of a primary election thrown into chaos by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Legal Fight Over Wisconsin Primary Reaches State High Court

Officials from a liberal-leaning Wisconsin county accused state Republicans of playing politics Monday in response to a petition filed in the state’s highest court challenging the county clerk’s decision to waive photo ID requirements for absentee ballots in next week’s primary in light of Covid-19 disruptions.

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