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Tensions High In Wisconsin As State Supreme Court Weighs Ballot Challenge

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SUN PRAIRIE, WI - APRIL 07: People check in to vote at a polling location on April 7, 2020 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Residents in Wisconsin went to the polls a day after the U.S. Supreme Court voted against an exten... SUN PRAIRIE, WI - APRIL 07: People check in to vote at a polling location on April 7, 2020 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Residents in Wisconsin went to the polls a day after the U.S. Supreme Court voted against an extension of the absentee ballot deadline in the state. Because of the coronavirus, the number of polling places was drastically reduced. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 14, 2020 11:56 a.m.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether a Green Party candidate has qualified to be on the ballot in the state, grinding ballot production to a halt and raising suspicion that the conservative-majority court is trying to give President Donald Trump a last minute advantage in the critical state.

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