iVoterGuide on Charisma News: Mounting Requests Around Mail-In Ballots Foreshadow Election Challenges


By Janenne Irene Pung for Charisma News

Wisconsin has joined a growing list of states asking the Supreme Court to extend the deadline for receiving and counting mail-in ballots. The state joins Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina, where similar cases are being heard—all paving the way for a contested election.

The “voting rights groups” in Wisconsin include the state and national Democratic parties and the League of Women Voters, which sued to extend the deadline to accept the ballots. The argument for the extension involved the massive number of absentee ballots being distributed and how the pandemic is making it harder for voters to receive and return the ballots.

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