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"People should not be forced to put their lives on the line to vote" in Wisconsin~~Bernie Sanders

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Sanders, the Vermont senator, said in a statement. “The state should delay Tuesday’s vote, extend early voting and work to move entirely to vote-by-mail.” Election clerks across the state told the AP that poll workers were “quitting in droves out of fear." Wisconsin is staging a state supreme court race and 100's of local races. 100+ municipalities have reported a lack of staff to fill even one polling site. Wisconsin’s governor, Tony Evers, told a federal judge that he will use members of the state’s army national guard to help as poll workers, but even that move will probably not fill the deficit. Evers submitted the brief on Tuesday as US district judge Conley considered three lawsuits seeking to postpone the election. He will only extend the voting.

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