Wisconsin -- a Battleground State -- Is Holding Election on April 7, Getting Sued Already

"The Democratic lawsuit argues that because of mounting coronavirus cases and a statewide ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, eligible voters could be discouraged from registering in person.

It asks that online and mail-in registration be extended to April 3.

“As Wisconsin citizens continue to distance themselves to ensure their safety, many will be unwilling to risk their safety and the safety of others by waiting in line to register to vote and cast their vote on election day,” the filing states.

The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, also seeks the invalidation of proof-of-residence and voter-ID requirements for electronic and by-mail voter registration and absentee applications, which the parties argue could hamper participation as “voters are now without access to the scanners and printers needed to generate copies.”"

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