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Trump's Plan to Keep Wisconsin Red Relies on Disenfranchising Voters

[quote]MADISON, Wis. — More than a quarter-million voters in Wisconsin identified as having moved could be made ineligible to vote before next year’s presidential primary election if a complaint filed Wednesday by a conservative law firm is successful.

The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty argues that the state Elections Commission broke the law when it decided to wait up to two years, rather than 30 days, to make ineligible voters who may have moved. The complaint asks for that decision to be immediately revoked, which could lead to as many as 234,000 voters losing their eligibility until they can confirm their addresses or re-register.

The outcome could affect how many voters are able to cast ballots in both the April presidential primary and November 2020 general election in Wisconsin, a key swing state that both sides are targeting. President Donald Trump narrowly won the state by less than 23,000 votes in 2016.

The concern from liberals is that younger and lower income voters who are more likely to vote Democratic are also more likely to be flagged as movers. The result, they fear, is that more Democrats would be made ineligible than Republicans, making it more difficult for them to vote.

Last week, the commission mailed notices to 234,000 voters identified as potentially having moved. They had been flagged by ERIC based on a review of documents from sources such as the Post Office and Division of Motor Vehicles that indicated the person may have moved.

Voters who do not respond to the postcard asking them to confirm their address will be flagged as movers. But instead of being made ineligible to vote 30 days after the mailing, they will have up to two years to confirm their addresses, based on a June vote by the commission.[/quote]

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/complaint-could-make-up-to-234000-wisconsin-voters-ineligible
luckranger71 · 51-55, M
Even among generally horrible state Republican parties, Wisconsin’s is among the most odious.

Basically they hate Madison, Milwaukee and a few of the smaller progressive cities like La Crosse and Eau Claire.
windinhishair · 61-69, M
The only way Republicans can win in some of these states now is to cheat. And so they are cheating to maintain power. It is despicable.
This seems relevant:

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Voters who are made inactive will be able to re-register at the polls on election day if they have the required form of ID and proof of residence.
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sunsporter1649 · 70-79, M
Wisconson will look like Caddyshack as the democrats begin digging up graveyards to reregister voters
sunsporter1649 · 70-79, M
[@9295,luckranger71] Once again, the validity of the evidence is irrelevant, eh?
sunsporter1649 · 70-79, M
[@9295,luckranger71] Have they moved the Falls from Kenosha?

 
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