In this issue:
- May 15 deadline for delegates to the June 12 (online) state convention;
- May 17 Third CD caucus;
- Candidate nomination papers;
- Seeking rural sites for barn and field signs.
In this issue:
BREAKING: Monday, April 6 The Republican-dominated Wisconsin Supreme Court which earlier suspended its own in-person activities due to the coronavirus pandemic has ruled that Governor Tony Evers does not have the ability to postpone Wisconsin’s April 7 election. Republican legislators refuse to change the election date. Many communities do not have enough poll workers. In Milwaukee, with more than 595,000 people, there are normally 180 neighborhood polling places. On April 7, there will be only FIVE.
Read more at https://lacrossetribune.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/tony-evers-postpones-statewide-election-until-june-9-gop-leaders-promise-to-challenge-the-order/article_d6a5e261-cb2f-5645-9758-b3437465917f.html
And the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 decision, has struck down the federal judge’s order allowing more time for absentee ballots to be returned. All absentee ballots must be witnessed and returned to clerk’s offices by 8 p.m. April 7 or postmarked and mailed by April 7 and received by the clerk by April 13.
Please note that ABSENTEE VOTING INFORMATION HAS CHANGED SINCE THIS NEWSLETTER WAS PUBLISHED.
You now have until 5 P.M. FRIDAY, APRIL 3 to request an absentee ballot (at myvote.wi.gov)
You may vote and return your ballot WITHOUT a witness signature if you include written notice that you tried and were unsuccessful
Your ballot must be received by 4 p.m. on Monday, April 13 (later than the original deadline)