Supreme Court won’t extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

However, several of the court’s conservatives signaled that they were abiding by legal precedents calling for federal courts to avoid making changes to voting procedures in the period shortly before an election.

“In this case, as in several this Court has recently addressed, a District Court intervened in the thick of election season to enjoin enforcement of a State’s laws,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in a solo concurring opinion, calling the lower court’s action “improper” and denying Democrats’ application to lift the stay granted by the appeals court.

Article URL : https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/26/supreme-court-wont-extend-wisconsin-ballot-deadline-432656

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