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General News    H2'ed 4/7/20

By a 5-4 Vote, SCOTUS Lets Wisconsin Throw Out Tens of Thousands of Ballots

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I Voted--at what price??
I Voted--at what price??
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This article documents a heinous violation of democratic principles by SCOTUS and the Wisconsin state supreme court, both GOP-dominated. 

B y a 5–4 vote, SCOTUS yesterday justified "nullifying the votes of citizens who mailed in their ballots late—not because they forgot, but because they did not receive ballots until after Election Day due to the coronavirus pandemic." Tens of thousands of ballots will be thrown out.

Moreover, because of the vastly reduced number of poll workers today, the number of polling places has also been vastly reduced and lines are bound to be long. Governor Evers tried to postpone in-person election day, as have so many other states successfully, but was himself overruled by the state supreme court, which faces a crucial vote today.

So whatever the outcome of today's election in Wisconsin, it will not have been determined democratically. 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for Opednews.com since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)

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