The Curse of ‘Pandemic Law’ Strikes the Electoral Process

Stop extraordinary judicial deference to state regulation.

On Monday, the Supreme Court voted 5-3 to uphold a stay on a federal district court order that struck down Wisconsin’s November 3 absentee ballot deadline and extended the deadline for the receipt of absentee ballots until November 9, so long as the ballots were postmarked by Election Day. As a result of the Supreme Court ruling, Wisconsin law is restor…

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